Heather A. Flynn PhD
Associate Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine
Florida State University College of Medicine
Director, FSU Center for Integrated Healthcare
Tallahassee, Florida, USA
Heather A. Flynn, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and Associate Professor and Vice Chair at the Florida State University (FSU), College of Medicine in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine. Dr. Flynn’s research is focused on improved identification and treatment of depression in women, especially around the time of childbearing. Her studies are specifically aimed at developing and testing psychotherapeutic treatments for depression and co-occurring behavioral risk issues around the time of pregnancy.
Dr. Flynn is also conducting projects focused on advancing the field both nationally and in the State of Florida through facilitating collaborative research networks to enhance synergy among experts in depression and related chronic illnesses. She is the Chair of the Women & Mood Disorders Task Group within the National Network of Depression Centers. Dr. Flynn is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) and has been conducting training and supervision in MI with various settings and professionals for over 15 years.
She is currently Chair of the MINT international committee on MI Trainer Certification and Development. She is also a trainer and supervisor in other behavioral interventions such as Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depression.