ABOUT DR. BIANCA ACEVEDO
Dr. Bianca Acevedo is the Director and Founder of the Foundation for Healthy Relationships and Lives (2011), a research scientist at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), a private consultant, writer, and public speaker. She earned her B.A. in Psychology from NYU and a PhD in Social/Health Psychology from Stony Brook University. She has conducted research at the Department of Public Health at Weil Cornell Medical College in New York City; Albert Einstein College of Medicine, the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Acevedo teaches courses in Interpersonal Relationships, Positive Psychology, and Research Methods. She has published several widely-recognized articles on the science of love and being a Highly Sensitive Person, which have appeared in media outlets around the globe and which she has presented both nationally and internationally. She was the recipient of the 2012 International Woman in Science Award.