Elizabeth Gilbert, Ph.D., J.D., is a psychologist with expertise in sense-making, decision-making, and well-being. She holds a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Virginia and she completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina in the department of Addiction Sciences studying trauma recovery and substance abuse. She also holds a law degree from Duke University and keeps an eye towards how legal policy intersects with psychology and neuroscience.
She is currently Head of Research at PsychologyCompass.com — a fully-automated coach that helps knowledge-workers reach their peak mental performance. At PsychologyCompass she develops science-backed lessons to help people improve themselves, including topics ranging from self-control to sleep to happiness.