Margit Berman has a Ph.D. in counseling and social psychology from the University of Minnesota. She is currently associate professor of Clinical Psychology at the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University and assistant professor of psychiatry at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. She was the recipient of the 2015 Hitchcock Foundation Scholars Career Development award for her research and development of the Accept Yourself! intervention for women with obesity and depression. She chairs the Society for Counseling Psychology's Section for the Promotion of Psychotherapy Science, and is on the editorial boards of The Counseling Psychologist and the Journal of Counseling Psychology.