Amané Halicki-Asakawa, B.A.

Amané Halicki-Asakawa is a doctoral student at the PLAN Lab. Under Dr. Maya Libben’s supervision, Amané conducts research covering a range of topics related to eating disorders in cisgendered and gender-expansive populations, including the accessibility of eating disorder treatments and prevention programs, body dissatisfaction, and cognitive correlates of eating pathology. Her master’s thesis developed and pilot-tested MI-Coach: ED, a mobile app targeting motivation in women waitlisted for eating disorder treatment. The impact of the app on clinical outcomes is currently under evaluation as part of her doctoral dissertation. In her free time, Amané enjoys karaoke at Friends of Dorothy, listening to live music, and reading the occasional gossip magazine to keep up to date with celebrity news.