Linda W. Craighead, PhD, is professor of psychology and director of the Clinical Psychology Training program at the University of Colorado in Boulder, CO. She is also clinical director at La Luna, an outpatient eating disorders treatment center, and clinical supervisor for eating disorder treatment at Psychological Health and Psychiatry in the CU student health center. Her research is done through the Eating and Weight Concerns Clinic at the University of Colorado's Raimy Psychological Clinic.
She consults at Duke Medical Center with weight management programs. She received her PhD from Pennsylvania State University in clinical psychology. She has written many articles and presented papers, and she has taught many professionals about appetite awareness training, the intervention she developed to address a broad range of concerns about eating and weight.