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Handling Coronavirus Uncertainty with Dr. Jenna Sheftel

With everything going on in the world right now we felt sharing some simple and effective strategies for dealing with health anxiety and uncertainty around the Coronavirus (Covid-19) might be helpful. Dr. Sheftel is a licensed clinical psychologist at the Portland Anxiety Clinic, LLC. She is committed to integrating evidence-based models with the wisdom of […]

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Introducing Our New Sister Clinic in Bend, OR

Our expansion offers anxiety and depression treatment to underserved populations in Central Oregon. Recognizing the growing need for access to evidence-based treatment, the Portland Anxiety Clinic has opened a second location in Bend, Oregon. Our sister clinic in Central Oregon improves access, efficiency and effective delivery of evidence-based treatment for anxiety and related conditions for people in the area, including Bend, Redmond, […]

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Single session exposure therapy for children with school-based selective mutism

Dr. Björn Bergström is the Director of Research for the Portland Anxiety Clinic (LLC), and the Chair of the Anxiety Research Team (Pacific University), and an active clinician who specializes in tailoring empirically-supported treatments. In his full-time Assistant Professor role with Pacific University, he teaches, supervises and conducts research on evidence-based treatments for anxiety disorders. […]

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We welcome Dr. Jill Waldman to the Portland Anxiety Clinic

Dr. Waldman is a licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in working with children, teens, and young adults. In order to provide the most effective, personalized treatment for her patients, she uses a supportive and collaborative approach. Dr. Waldman earned her Master’s Degree from Lewis and Clark College in Counseling Psychology, with an emphasis in Child […]

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Employment Opportunities

Seeking practitioner to work in established practice who has experience with research supported Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to treat the full spectrum of anxiety and related disorders. Preference given to someone who can help run an Intensive Outpatient Treatment Program. Candidate must be a licensed psychologist or counselor in the state of Oregon.

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Ethical Considerations of Exposure Therapy

Promoting Empirically-Supported Treatments and Dissemination of Research Jill Davidson, Psy.D. Empirically-supported treatments are underutilized in clinical practice despite clear and well established efficacy (whether treatment works) and effectiveness (whether it works in everyday practice). These empirically-supported treatments, such as exposure therapy for anxiety disorders in which patients are asked to deliberately face their fears, are […]

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Comprehensive Assessment of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

The Portland Anxiety Clinic offers comprehensive assessment of neurodevelopmental disorders, including ADHD and learning disability evaluations for children, adolescents, and adults. We offer comprehensive assessment for children and adults for learning disorders, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD), and diagnostic clarification. Assessment and testing is particularly helpful for children with academic struggles, college students having difficulties keeping up with […]

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The Portland Tribune Interviews Dr. Heidi Meeke

Anxiety: it exists in all of us Some medical conditions or diseases can be discovered with the help of a doctor’s sharp eye or a laboratory test, but anxiety is a different creature altogether. A bit of anxiety, here and there, exists in all of us. But for some, a high level of anxiety can […]

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The Portland Tribune Interviews Dr. Jill Davidson

Children are not immune from anxiety It’s hard enough for adults to witness chaos in the world by watching the nightly newscasts and 24-hour cable news. But images of an unsettled world can also be troubling for our children. It may be one reason our kids are experiencing an increase in anxiety. Noticing this upsurge […]

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The Portland Tribune Interviews Dr. Jason Guy Richards

Do you suffer from illness anxiety? You might have discovered yourself doing this — perhaps several times a year. You experience a symptom, such as a headache, and you instantly search the Internet for the cause. You’re not alone. Many people use the internet and discover that a simple symptom, in some cases, can be fatal. […]

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