Dr. Stephen Wonderlich is a Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at the University of North Dakota. He graduated from Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota, in 1978 and received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Missouri in 1985. Dr. Wonderlich completed his internship and fellowship at the University of Wisconsin. He is co-director of the Sanford Eating Disorder and Weight Management Center, Vice President Research, Fargo, and co-director of the Center for Biobehavioral Research.
Dr. Wonderlich publishes widely in clinical and scientific journals and currently sits on the editorial board for the International Journal of Eating Disorders, the Journal of Abnormal Psychology and Behavior Research and Therapy. Dr. Wonderlich is a former president of the Academy for Eating Disorders and has served on the Eating Disorder Workgroup for the DSM-5 Task Force.
Graduate: M.A. Clinical Psychology University of Missouri, 1979-1983 Ph.D. Clinical Psychology University of Missouri, 1983-1985
Internship: University of Wisconsin Department of Psychiatry, 1984-1985 Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Department of Psychiatry, 1985-1987
Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychology, North Dakota State University
Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of North Dakota, Department of Psychology
Co-Director, Sanford Eating Disorder and Weight Management Center
Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of North Dakota
American Psychological Association
North Dakota Psychological Association
Eating Disorder Research Society
Academy for Eating Disorders
National Eating Disorder Association
Treatment Collaborative for Traumatized Youth
State of North Dakota Psychologist
Mason, T. B., Smith, K. E., Crosby, R. D., Engel, S. G., & Wonderlich, S. A. (2019). Examination of momentary maintenance factors and eating disorder behaviors and cognitions using ecological momentary assessment. Eating Disorders: Journal of Treatment and Prevention. 11:1-14. PMID: 31081472
Bardone-Cone, A.M., Wonderlich, S.A., Frost, R.O., Bulik, C.M., Mitchell, J.E., & Uppala. (2007). Perfectionism and eating disorders: Current status and future directions. Clinical Psychology Review, 27, 384-405.