Dayna Lee-Baggley Ph.D.

Dayna Lee-Baggley, Ph.D., is a Registered Clinical Psychologist. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine with cross-appointments in the Departments of Surgery and Psychology & Neuroscience at Dalhousie University, and an adjunct professor appointment in the Department of Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Saint Mary’s University. She works as a Clinical Health Psychologist at the Nova Scotia Health Authority for the Multi Organ Transplant Program. She is the director of the Centre for Behaviour Change Research, which conducts research and training in chronic disease management. 

Lee-Baggley is an internationally recognized trainer in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. She maintains an active research program on behavior change, obesity, chronic disease, professional resiliency, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. She has close to 40 peer-reviewed publications, and in the last five years, she has presented over 50 workshops and presentations to more than 3,000 healthcare providers, researchers, and members of the general public. She was the recipient of the 2017 Women of Excellence Award for her contributions to Health, Sport and Wellness, by the Canadian Progress Club Halifax Cornwallis. She is also the author of Healthy Habits Suck: How to Get Off the Couch and Live a Healthy Life…Even if You Don’t Want To.

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