Amy Copeland, Ph.D.

Amy Copeland, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical and medical psychologist. She is a professor of psychology at Louisiana State University where she directs the Smoking and Substance Use Clinical Research Laboratory. Her current focus is on the cognitive and affective variables that influence the clinical course of addiction to smoking and substance use disorders. Dr. Copeland is also an adjunct professor at Pennington Biomedical Research Center and is on the clinical staff of Woodlake Addiction Recovery Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She earned her doctorate in 1997 from State University of New York at Binghamton and completed an APA-approved clinical internship at the University of California, San Francisco. She also completed a postdoctoral fellowship in substance abuse and HIV at the University of California, San Francisco where she specialized in public service and minority mental health.

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Cycles of Addiction

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