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C. Alix Timko, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology

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Disordered Eating and Body Image Lab

Curriculum Vitae






Dr. Alix Timko is a clinical psychologist and researcher.  She received her Master's degree in clinical psychology from MCP Hahnemann University and her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Drexel University.  She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Center for Counseling and Student Development at the University of Delaware and her post-doctoral residency at the Renfrew Center of Philadelphia.  The latter is a residential facility for women with eating disorders.  Her research interests include the treatment and prevention of disordered eating in adolescent males and females, understanding the differences between dieting and restraint, and the use of acceptance-based treatment with adolescents.   Dr. Timko joined the faculty of Towson University in Fall of 2007.  She teaches in both the Clinical and Counseling graduate programs.  She is a licensed psychologist in both Pennsylvania and Maryland, and maintains a small, part-time private practice outside of Philadelphia.

Abbreviated Vita

License (Pennsylvania): PS016132
License (Maryland): 04423


Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
M.A., Clinical Psychology, MCP Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA
B.S., Psychology & German, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY

Selected Publications:

Timko, C.A. & Chowansky, A. (2008).  Direct-to-consumer advertising and the
     prescription privileges argument. Professional Psychology: Research & Practice.

Timko, C.A. (2007).  The development of norms for the Flexible and Rigid Control of
    Eating Behavior Scales in a U.S. population. 
Appetite, 49

Timko, C.A. & Perone, J. (2005).  Flexible and Rigid Control over Eating Behavior in
     a college population. Eating Behaviors, 6, 119-125.  

Lowe, M.R. & Timko, C.A. (2004). Dieting:  Really Harmful, Merely Ineffective, or
     Actually Helpful? British Journal of Nutrition, 92(Suppl. 1). S19-S22.


8000 York Rd.
owson, MD

Office location: 
LA 2145

Office hours:

Office Phone:   410-704-3076
Fax:              410-704-4675


DEBI Lab Meetings:
Thursday: 8:00-9:30 a.m.




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