Tuyen is a postdoctoral trainee in the Health Disparities Research Scholars Program, mentored by Larissa Duncan, Ph.D. Tuyen earned her B.A. in Sociology from Penn State University and both her Masters and Ph.D. in Human Sciences, with a specialization in Child, Youth, and Family Studies from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.Tuyen believes resilience is nurtured through responsive relationships. Therefore, her research focuses on using contemplative practices (e.g., self-compassion) to improve malleable intrapersonal processes such as parent well-being to strengthen family relationships and resilience.
Huynh, T., Phillips, E., & Brock, R. L. (2021). Self-compassion mediates the link between attachment security and intimate relationship quality for couples navigating pregnancy. Family Process. https://doi.org/10.1111/famp.12692
Huynh, T., Hatton-Bowers, H.,& Howell Smith, M. (2019). A Critical Methodological Review of Mixed Methods Designs Used in Mindfulness Research. Mindfulness, 10, 786–798. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-018-1038-5
Huynh, T., & Torquati, J. C. (2019). Examining connection to nature and mindfulness at promoting psychological well-being. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 66, 101370. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvp.2019.101370
Ph.D., Human Sciences with a specialization in Child, Youth, and Family Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.S., Human Sciences with a specialization in Child, Youth, and Family Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B.A., Sociology, Penn State University
What does well-being mean to me?
"Well-being means having the internal and external resources to live a more present life."