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Colin Armstrong, Ph.D., HSP

Colin Armstrong

Colin is an assistant professor of Clinical Psychiatry and of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in the School of Medicine at Vanderbilt. He serves as health psychologist and professional health and wellness coach at the Vanderbilt Dayani Center for Health & Wellness. His work focuses on mind-body wellness. Colin received his Ph.D. in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of California, San Diego and completed his internship and postdoctoral training at Vanderbilt. He has been published in journals such as The American Journal of Health Promotion, The Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, The Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Perceptual & Motor Skills, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Global Advances in Health and Medicine, Annals of Behavioral Medicine and Psychology and Health. He has co-authored a book chapter on motivation for healthy change and is the author of evidence-based treatment guidelines on the topics of stress management and medication adherence.

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You may contact Colin at or (615) 343-2808.