Dr. Hillary McBride, Ph.D, Contributor on the Liturgists podcast, Sanctuary Ambassador
As Sanctuary's official ambassador, Hillary McBride not only consults but is someone we intentionally work with, and she is a Sanctuary representative in various national and international settings.
Hillary is a registered clinical counsellor in private practice in Vancouver and has her Ph.D in Counselling Psychology from UBC. Her areas of clinical and research specialty focus on trauma, and trauma therapies, eating disorders, body image, sex and sexuality, embodiment, and the intersection of spirituality and mental health.
Hillary's work has been recognized by both the American and Canadian Psychological Associations, and she was recently awarded the International Young Investigator Award for her research contributions so early in her career. Her first book is Mothers, Daughters, and Body Image: Learning to Love Ourselves as We Are (Post Hill Press, 2017), and she is the editor of a textbook, Embodiment and Eating Disorders: Theory, Research, Prevention and Treatment (Routledge, 2018).