Drs. Brandt and Davidson, along with colleagues from the Collective Care Clinic (Keegan and Alie), are excited to be facilitating a community discussion group on harm-related obsessions/compulsions at the conference. People unfamiliar with OCD often assume it only presents as contamination fears and hand-washing, however, obsessions/compulsions can take many forms. A common but lesser-known manifestation […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Portland Anxiety Clinic is here to support you during the CDC recommended social distancing period. We want to ensure you and your family are safe during this time while still having access to needed psychotherapeutic services. Portland Anxiety Clinic is proud to continue to offer our Intensive Outpatient Programming (IOP) and Partial Hospitalization Programming (PHP) virtually.