Juliana Breines, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Rhode Island. She received her Ph.D. in Social and Personality Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley and her B.A. from the University of Michigan. Her research examines how social experiences shape the way people treat themselves, and how positive and negative forms of self-treatment (e.g., self-compassion, self-criticism) impact health and well-being.
Dr. Breines' research has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, and Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.