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Internship Training Faculty

Adult | Autism and Developmental Disabilities | Behavioral Medicine/NP | Child


Training Director

Ty Lostutter, PhD

Ty Lostutter, PhD

Chair: Steering Committee  |  Co-Chair: Diversity Advancement Committee  |  Training Supervisor

Position: Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Director of Training, Psychology Internship Program, Attending Psychologist at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance & Supervisor Attending at University of Washington Medical Center for Inpatient Psychiatry Unit (7-North)
Degree: Ph.D., 2009, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Addictions, Gambling, Substance Use, HIV, Global Mental Health, Prevention, College Students, Veterans, Asian/Asian Americans
E-mail: tylost@uw.edu
Phone: 206-543-0473
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/ty-lostutter/
SCCA: https://www.seattlecca.org/providers/ty-w-lostutter

Associate Training Director

Charles Bombardier, PhD

Charles Bombardier, PhD

APA Fellow, Division 22   |   Co-Chair: Steering Committee   |   Training Supervisor

Position: Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: PhD, 1987, Washington State University. Internship and post-doctoral fellowship, Duke University Medical Center
Clinical/Research: Attending psychologist, inpatient rehabilitation unit Harborview Medical Center/Motivational interviewing and health behavior change, depression, physical activity, exercise, pain, and substance use issues in people with traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and multiple sclerosis.
E-mail: chb@uw.edu
Phone: 206-744-3665
UWMC Profile: https://www.uwmedicine.org/bios/charles-bombardier

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Adult Track Faculty

Adam Carmel, PhD

Adam Carmel, PhD - Track Coordinator

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor  |  Didactics

Position: Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 2012, CSPP
Clinical/Research: DBT, suicidal behaviors, substance use disorders, implementation science
E-mail: adultpip@uw.edu
Phone: 206-744-9693
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/adam-carmel/



Patrica Areán, PhD

Patricia A Areán, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor

Position: Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 1991, Fairleigh Dickinson University
Clinical/Research:Therapeutic video games for mood disorders, digital/mobile mental health (apps), adult and geriatric mood disorders; large digital data bases; neuroscience; targeted treatment
E-mail: parean@uw.edu
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/patricia-arean/

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Nicole Bates, MD

Nicole Bates, MD

Training Supervisor  

Position: Attending Psychiatrist, Department of Psychosocial Oncology, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine
Degree: MD, University of Washington School of Medicine, 2014
Clinical/Research: Psycho-oncology, psychiatry in palliative care, consultation-liaison psychiatry, collaborative care, psychotherapy
E-mail: nbates@uw.edu
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/nicole-bates/



Mchele Bedard-Gilligan, PhD

Michele Bedard-Gilligan, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor  |  Didactics  |  Steering Committee

Position: Associate Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 2009, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: mechanisms of recovery following trauma; treatment of PTSD and associated comorbidity; exposure therapy for anxiety; cognitive processing therapy
E-mail: mab29@uw.edu
Phone: 206-616-4215
UWMC Profile:
https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/michele-bedard-gilligan/



Ben Buck, PhD

Ben Buck, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Didactics

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 2018, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Clinical/Research:Schizophrenia-spectrum disorders; digital / mobile health interventions; early intervention for psychosis and associated risk states; paranoia; social cognition and metacognition; clinical training and supervision
E-mail: buckbe@uw.edu
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/benjamin-buck/

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Jennifer Cadigan, PhD

Jennifer Cadigan, PhD

Training Supervisor

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 2016, University of Missouri
Clinical/Research: prevention/intervention of high-risk substance use; co-occurring substance use and mental health; motivational interviewing; cognitive-behavioral therapy
E-mail: cadiganj@uw.edu
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/jennifer-cadigan/



Kate Comtois, PhD

Kate Comtois, PhD

DBT Training

Position: Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 1992, University of Maryland, College Park. MPH, 2009 University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Health services, treatment development, and clinical trials research for suicidal behavior; implementation of evidence based practices for suicide prevention; increasing our understanding of these areas through better understanding of socio-cultural diversity including ethnicity, sexual orientation, and military populations
E-mail: kcomtois@uw.edu
Phone: 206-897-4225
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/katherine-comtois/

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Doyanne Darnell, PhD

Doyanne Darnell, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor  |  Didactics

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Clinical Director of Psychological Services, Harborview Mental Health and Addiction Services
Degree: PhD, 2012, Georgia State University
Clinical/Research: Trauma recovery, transdiagnostic psychotherapy, mental health services research, implementation science, technology-enhanced approaches to training healthcare providers in behavioral interventions;
E-mail: darnelld@uw.edu
Phone: 206-744-9108
Research Gate Profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Doyanne_Darnell
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/doyanne-darnell/



Emily Dworkin, PhD

Emily R. Dworkin, PhD

Mentor  |  Didactics

Position: Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 2016, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Clinical/Research: Trauma; sexual assault; co-occurring substance use and PTSD; early interventions; social support; web/app-based treatments
E-mail: edworkin@uw.edu
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/emily-dworkin/

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Jesse Fann, MD, MPH

Jesse Fann, MD, MPH

Mentor  |  Didactics

Position: Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UW SOM; Adjunct Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, UW SOM; Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology, UW School of Public Health; Medical Director, Department of Psychosocial Oncology, Seattle Cancer Care; Alliance Affiliate Investigator, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Affiliate Faculty, Advancing Integrated Mental Health Solutions (AIMS) Center, UW; Associate Member, Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center, UW
Degree: BS, 1985, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University MD, 1989, Northwestern University School of Medicine
Clinical/Research: Psycho-oncology, neuropsychiatry, mood disorders, clinical trials, health services research, psychiatric epidemiology
E-mail: fann@uw.edu
Phone: 206-685-4280
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/jesse-fann/
SCCA: https://www.seattlecca.org/providers/jesse-r-fann

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Ed Goldenberg, PhD

Edward Goldenberg, PhD

Diversity Advancement Committee

Position: Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 1972, Oklahoma State University
Clinical/Research: Mentally ill offenders in a correctional setting; teaching methods in psychology & law; psychopathology in community settings; cognitive behavioral therapy; forensic psychology; the effects of CBT and non-medical approaches with cancer patients
E-mail: edgolde@uw.edu
Phone: 206-713-0122



Kevin Hallgren, PhD

Kevin A. Hallgren, PhD

Grant Writing Seminar  |  Mentor  |  Didactics

Position: Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 2014, University of New Mexico
Clinical/Research: Alcohol and drug use disorder treatment, motivational interviewing, cognitive-behavioral therapy, technology in addiction/mental health treatment, statistical modeling and longitudinal data analysis
E-mail: khallgre@uw.edu
Phone: 206-616-2906
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/kevin-hallgren/

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Sarah Kopelovich, PhD

Sarah Kopelovich, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor  |  Didactics

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 2015, City University of New York
Clinical/Research: schizophrenia spectrum disorders; CBT for psychosis; dissemination and implementation; serious mental illness; mental health workforce development; first episode psychosis; forensic psychology
E-mail: skopelov@uw.edu
Phone: 206-221-1218
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/sarah-kopelovich/



Mary Larimer, PhD

Mary Larimer, PhD

Grant Writing Seminar  |  Mentor

Position: Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Professor, Psychology
Degree: PhD, 1992, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Prevention and treatment of addictive and compulsive behaviors
E-mail: larimer@uw.edu
Phone: 206-543-3513
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/mary-larimer/

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Kristen Lindgren, PhD

Kristen Lindgren, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor

Position: Professor & Co-Director, Trauma Recovery Innovations , Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 2006, University of Washington; ABPP in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, 2014
Clinical/Research: Evidence based treatments for PSTD, anxiety, and mood disorders; self, identity, & implicit cognition related to substance use and trauma
E-mail: KPL9716@uw.edu
Phone: 206-685-8083
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/kristen-lindgren-2/



Jessica Maura, PhD

Jessica Maura, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor

Position: Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 2019, University of Miami
Clinical/Research: Schizophrenia spectrum disorders; cultural adaptations to evidence based practices; severe mental illness; first episode psychosis; cognitive behavioral therapy for psychosis
E-mail: jmaura@uw.edu
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/jessica-maura

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Barb McCann PhD

Barbara McCann, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor

Position: Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 1984, Rutgers University
Clinical/Research: Hypnosis, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Third Wave Therapies
E-mail: mccann@uw.edu
Phone: 206-744-4544
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/barbara-mccann/



Mandy Owens, PhD

Mandy Owens, PhD

Mentor  |  Didactics

Position: Research Scientist, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute; Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Degree: PhD, 2016, University of New Mexico
Clinical/Research: Alcohol and drug use treatment; co-occurring substance use and mental health; motivational interviewing; cognitive behavioral therapy; individuals involved with the criminal legal system; working with community agencies
E-mail: mandyo@uw.edu
UWMC Profile: https://adai.uw.edu/staff_members/mandy-d-owens/

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Jason Ramirez, PhD

Jason Ramirez, PhD

Mentor  |  Didactics

Position: Research Assistant Professor
Degree: PhD, 2014, Brown University
Clinical/Research: Etiological factors underlying substance misuse, prevention/intervention of substance misuse, ecological momentary assessment, behavioral economics
E-mail: jjramirz@uw.edu
Phone: 206-221-5201
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/jason-ramirez/



Joan Romano, PhD

Joan M. Romano, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Steering Committee

Position: Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 1982, University of Pittsburgh
Clinical/Research: Cognitive-behavioral assessment and treatment of patients with chronic medical illness diabetes, fatigue, pain or cancer; observational assessment of patient-partner interactions; coping with chronic illness
E-mail: jromano@uw.edu
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/joan-romano/



Julia Ruark, MD

Julia Ruark, MD MPH

Training Supervisor

Position: Medical Director, Consult-Liaison Psychiatry University of Washington Medical Center Montlake, Attending Psychiatrist, Department of Psychosocial Oncology, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance; Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine
Degree: MD, MPH, University of Oklahoma BA, Grinnell College
Clinical/Research: Psycho-oncology, resident education, consultation-liaison psychiatry, women's mental health, psychotherapy, addiction psycho-oncology
E-mail: jme1@uw.edu
Phone: 206-606-1030
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/julia-ruark/
SCCA Profile: https://www.seattlecca.org/providers/julia-ruark

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Autism and Developmental Disabilities Faculty

Jen Gerdts, PhD

Jennifer Gerdts, PhD - Track Coordinator

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor

Position: Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disorders (LEND) Director at CHDD; Diagnostic Services Lead at Seattle Children’s Autism Center
Degree: PhD 2012, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Attending psychologist at SCAC; Diagnostic evaluations for autism spectrum disorder; PEERS social skills groups; LEND Director at CHDD; research focus on diagnostic processes in ASD and clinical phenotypes of genetic disorders in ASD
E-mail: jvarley@uw.edu
Phone: 206-221-4417
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/jennifer-gerdts/



Karen Bearss, PhD

Karen Bearss, PhD

Training Supervisor  |   Mentor  |  Didactic Presenter

Position: Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Clinical Director Seattle Children's Autism Center
Degree: 2004 PhD University of Florida
Clinical/Research: Attending psychologist at SCAC; developed manualized, evidence-based parent training program for children with ASD with disruptive behaviors (RUBI)
Email: karen.bearss@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: 206-987-2880
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/karen-bearss/

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Eric Boelter, PhD

Eric Boelter, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor

Position: Director of the SCAC Biobehavioral Program
Degree: PhD University of Iowa
Clinical/Research: Attending Psychologist at SCAC; Diagnosis and treatment of severe behavior challenges in youth with developmental disabilities
Email: eric.boelter@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: 206-987-8080
UWMC Profile: https://www.seattlechildrens.org/directory/eric-w-boelter/



Heather Carmichael Olson, PhD

Heather Carmichael Olson, PhD

Mentor  |  Didactics

Position: Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; SNACS clinic lead at SCAC
Degree: PhD 1986, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Diagnosis and intervention with alcohol-affected children (children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)); prevention of FASD and prenatal alcohol exposure; treatment of chemically-dependent women with children; cognitive and behavioral profiles, and brain-behavior relationships, among children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)); intervention with preschool-aged and school-aged children with FASD and prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE); infant mental health/early childhood mental health assessment and intervention
E-mail: heather.carmichaelolson@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: 206-987-3810
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/heather-carmichael-olson/

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Rachel Earl, PhD

Rachel Earl, PhD

Training Supervisor

Position: Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 2018, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Attending Psychologist at Seattle Children’s Autism Center; Autism and developmental disabilities diagnostic evaluation and treatment; Clinic lead of Mood and Anxiety Program at Children’s Autism Center, individual and group-based CBT for children with autism and anxiety; provider in Autism Center Gender Clinic; PEERS social skills groups; research focus in clinical phenotypes of genetic disorders related to ASD
E-mail: rearl@uw.org
Phone: 206-987-2407
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/rachel-earl/



Megan Goldenshteyn, PhD

Megan Goldenshteyn, PhD

Training Supervisor

Position: Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 2015, Seattle Pacific University
Clinical/Research: Diagnostic evaluation and developmental follow up for neurodevelopmental and related disorders in UW CHDD Clinical Training Unit Clinics: Child Development Clinic, Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Clinic, Down Syndrome Specialty Clinic, and Infant Development Follow-Up Clinic; LEND program psychology faculty
Email: megolden@uw.edu
Phone: 206-987-8080
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Kathleen Lehman, PhD

Kathleen Lehman, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor

Position: Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Associate LEND Director and the Psychology Discipline Lead at CTU/LEND.
Degree: PhD, Seattle Pacific University Medical Education, 2000
Clinical/Research: Diagnostic and risk assessments for neurodevelopmental disorders in CHDD Training Clinics: Child Development Clinic, Cardiac Neurodevelopmental, Down Syndrome Specialty Clinic, Infant Development Follow-Up Clinic, and LEND programming
Email: lehmank@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 685-1360
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/kathleen-lehman/



Mendy Minjarez, PhD

Mendy Minjarez, PhD

Training Supervisor

Position: Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences/Executive Director, SCAC/Director, ABA EI Program at SCAC
Degree: PhD 2004, University of California, Santa Barbara
Clinical/Research: Attending Psychologist at SCAC; applied behavior analysis for young children with ASD
Email: mendy.minjarez@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: 206-987-8080
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/mendy-minjarez/
Autism Center Profile: https://www.seattlechildrens.org/clinics/autism-center/your-care-team/

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Emily Neuhaus, PhD

Emily Neuhaus, PhD

Training Supervisor

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 2012, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Attending psychologist at SCAC; Diagnostic evaluations for autism spectrum disorder; research focus on social-emotional processes and neurobiological correlates in neurodevelopmental disorders
Email: emily.neuhaus@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: 206-987-8080
UWMC Profile: https://www.seattlechildrens.org/directory/emily-elizabeth-neuhaus



Felice Orlich, PhD

Felice Orlich, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor

Position: Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Gender Clinic Lead at SCAC
Degree: PhD, University of California San Diego
Clinical/Research: Attending psychologist at SCAC; Individual therapy for adolescents with ASD; Assessment and treatment of gender questioning youth with diagnosed or suspected ASD; diagnostic evaluation of ASD
Email: felice.orlich@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: 206-987-8080
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/felice-orlich-phd/

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Behavioral Medicine/NP Track Faculty

Ivan Molton, PhD

Ivan Molton, PhD - Track Coordinator

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor  |  Didactics

Position: Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: PhD, 2006, University of Miami
Clinical/Research: Aging, geropsychology, and disability; specializes in chronic pain management and adjustment to new disability, research interests in community interventions to promote healthy aging in those with disability
E-mail: imolton@uw.edu
Phone: 206-543-3602
UWMC Profile: https://www.uwmedicine.org/bios/ivan-molton



Jeffrey Sherman, PhD

Jeffrey Sherman, PhD - Track Coordinator

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor

Position: Clinical Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine; Director, Clinical Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Rehabilitation Psychology
Degree: PhD, 1998, University of Kentucky at Lexington
Clinical/Research: biobehavioral mechanisms of acute and chronic pain, management of chronic pain, psychosocial adaptation to chronic illness
E-mail: jeffreys@uw.edu
Phone: 206-744-4453
UWMC Profile: https://www.uwmedicine.org/bios/jeffrey-sherman

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Kevin Alschuler, PhD

Kevin Alschuler, PhD

Mentor  |  Didactics

Position: Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine; Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Neurology; Attending Psychologist, UW Medicine MS Center
Degree: PhD, 2010, Eastern Michigan University
Clinical/Research: Multiple sclerosis; chronic pain; integration of psychology into medical settings
E-mail: kalschul@uw.edu
Phone: 206-598-8047
UWMC Profile: https://www.uwmedicine.org/bios/kevin-alschuler



Kevin Alschuler, PhD

Arjun Bhalla, PhD

Training Supervisor

Position: Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Degree: PhD, 2020, University of Colorado Denver
Clinical/Research: Evaluating the biopsychosocial sequelae of traumatic injuries and acute medical events, the association between psychosocial factors and physical health (e.g., pain) and function, impact of trauma on care-partners/family, care-partner (caregiver) adjustment, psychometric scale development, technology-based interventions, and the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion in psychology and in healthcare.
E-mail: abhalla1@uw.edu



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Nickolas Dasher, PhD

Nickolas Arion Dasher, PhD

Chair: Professional Development  |  Training Supervisor   |   Mentor  |   Didactics  |   Steering Committee

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: PhD, 2015, Idaho State University
Clinical/Research: Neuropsychological assessment of adults with acquired brain injury and neurodegenerative disease; Cognitive rehabilitation; Treatment of PTSD and adjustment to disability; Research areas include iatrogenic factors associated with cognitive decline in adults with hydrocephalus
E-mail: ndasher@uw.edu
UWMC Profile: https://www.uwmedicine.org/bios/nickolas-dasher



Dawn Ehde, PhD

Dawn Ehde, PhD

Mentor  |  Didactics

Position: Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: PhD, 1992, University of North Dakota
Clinical/Research: Neuropsychology, randomized controlled trials of behavioral interventions treating pain and depression in adults with multiple sclerosis and other neurologic conditions; medical / rehabilitation psychology; clinical trials methodology in rehabilitation
E-mail: ehde@uw.edu
Phone: 206-744-2811
UWMC Profile: https://www.uwmedicine.org/bios/dawn-ehde

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Gina Formea, PhD

Gina Formea, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor

Position: Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: PhD, 1995, Washington State University, ABPP (clinical neuropsychology)
Clinical/Research: Neuropsychological Assessment, Psychotherapy, adjustment to disability
E-mail: gmf@uw.edu
Phone: 206-744 2663
UWMC Profile: https://www.uwmedicine.org/bios/gina-formea


Myron Goldberg, PhD

Myron Goldberg, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor

Position: Clinical Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: PhD, University of Miami, ABPP-CN
Clinical/Research: neuropsychological assessment of acquired brain disorders, rehabilitation of cognitive functioning impairments, psychosocial aspects of brain disorders, psychotherapy and education relating to psychosocial adjustment to various neurologic and other chronic medical disorders, including traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, multiple sclerosis and pain; directs the Neurorehabilitation Program at UWMC
E-mail: goldbm@uw.edu
Phone: 206-616-9443
UWMC Profile: https://www.uwmedicine.org/bios/myron-goldberg

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Jeanne Hoffman, PhD

Jeanne Hoffman, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor  |  Didactics

Position: Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: PhD, 2000, Arizona State University
Clinical/Research: Research interests are in access to rehabilitation and interventions for persons with SCI and TBI; clinical interests are with inpatient rehabilitation populations, again with SCI, TBI, as well as other rehab diagnoses
E-mail: jeanneh@uw.edu
Phone: 206-221-6511
UWMC Profile: https://www.uwmedicine.org/bios/jeanne-hoffman



Mark P. Jensen, PhD

Mark P. Jensen, PhD

Mentor

Position: Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: PhD, 1989, Arizona State University
Clinical/Research: Psychosocial assessment and treatment of chronic pain; appraisals, coping strategies, and adjustment to medical illness
E-mail: mjensen@uw.edu
Phone: 206-543-3185
UWMC Profile: https://www.uwmedicine.org/bios/mark-jensen



David Patterson, PhD

David Patterson, PhD

Mentor

Position: Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: PhD, 1981, Florida State University
Clinical/Research: Medical/rehabilitation psychology; hypnosis; acute pain management; adjustment to disability; pediatric psychology; APA Fellow, Divisions 22 and 30, ABPP (Rehabilitation Psychology), ABPH (Psychological Hypnosis
E-mail: davepatt@u.washington.edu
Phone: 206-744-3418
UWMC Profile: https://www.uwmedicine.org/bios/david-patterson

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Kala Phillips, PhD

Kala Phillips, PhD

Mentor  |  Stewardship

Position: Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: PhD, 2019, University of Louisville
Clinical/Research: rehabilitation psychology; psychosocial impact of chronic conditions and disability, particularly within dyads (e.g., patient and spouse/caregiver); clinical intervention research with a focus on dyadic interventions; improving utility of and access to treatment through telehealth technology
E-mail: kphill@uw.edu
Phone: 206-744-4954



Lauren Schwartz, PhD

Lauren Schwartz, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor

Position: Clinical Associate Professor
Degree: PhD, 1992, University of California. San Diego/San Diego State University Joint Doctoral Program.
Clinical/Research: adjustment to medical illness and disability; impact of medical illness/disability/pain on the family; promoting wellness behaviors and functioning in disabled/chronic pain populations
E-mail: lschwrtz@uw.edu
Phone: 206-616-0328
UWMC Profile: https://www.uwmedicine.org/bios/lauren-schwartz

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Amy Starosta, PhD

Amy Starosta, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor  |  Didactic Planning Committee

Position: Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: PhD, 2015, University at Albany, State University of New York
Clinical/Research: Pain management; medical/rehabilitation psychology; suicide risk assessment and prevention
E-mail: starosta@uw.edu
Phone: 206-744-4131
UWMC Profile: https://www.uwmedicine.org/bios/amy-starosta



Shelley Wiechman, PhD

Akansha Vaswani-Bye, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor

Position: Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 2020, University of Massachusetts–Boston
Clinical/Research: Schizophrenia spectrum disorders; first episode psychosis; family interventions; social justice and inclusion in therapy; narrative and postmodern therapies
E-mail: avb9@uw.edu
Phone: 206-744-1763
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/akansha-vaswani-bye/

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Shelley Wiechman, PhD

Shelley Wiechman, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor  |  Didactics

Position: Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine; Director of Psychological Services Burn Unit;
Degree: PhD, 2000, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: ABPP in Rehabilitation Psychology, Acute pain management, long term outcomes following burn injury, adjustment to injury and disability and trauma, pediatric issues, trauma informed care
E-mail: wiechman@u.washington.edu
Phone: 206-744-4439
UWMC Profile: https://www.uwmedicine.org/bios/shelley-wiechman



Katie Wright, PhD

Katie Wright, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor

Position: Clinical Instructor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: PhD, 2015, University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)
Clinical/Research: Chronic and acute pain management; Medical/rehabilitation psychology; Motivational Interviewing; Addiction and health behavior change; Multidisciplinary team coordination and care; Tailoring MI and brief interventions for use by other healthcare professionals.
E-mail: wright6@uw.edu

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Child Track Faculty

Eileen Twohy, PhD

Eileen Twohy, PhD - Track Coordinator

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor

Position:Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Attending Psychologist; Seattle Children’s Hospital  
Degree: PhD, 2014, Catholic University of America  
Clinical/Research: Outpatient treatment of youth and families in suicidal crisis; trauma-informed intervention; equitable access to behavioral healthcare; inpatient consultation-liaison..
E-mail: Eileen.Twohy@seattlechildrens.org
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/eileen-twohy/



Molly Adrian, PhD

Molly Adrian, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor  |  Didactics

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Seattle Children's Hospital
Degree: PhD, 2009, University of Maine, Orono, Clinical Psychology
Clinical/Research: Developmental psychopathology, risk for self-injurious behaviors in adolescence, treatment of self-injury
E-mail: molly.adrian@seattlechildrens.org; adriam@uw.edu
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/molly-adrian/

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David Breiger, PhD

David Breiger, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Didactics

Position: Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 1986, University of Houston
Clinical/Research: Pediatric neuropsychology; effects of early brain injury on neuro-cognitive functioning; impact of cancer on family coping, neuropsychological functioning in children with cardiac disorders
E-mail: breiger@uw.edu or david.breiger@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: 206-987-3279
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/david-breiger/



Heather Carmichael Olson, PhD

Heather Carmichael Olson, PhD

Mentor  |  Didactics

Position: Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 1986, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Diagnosis and intervention with alcohol-affected children (children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)); prevention of FASD and prenatal alcohol exposure; treatment of chemically-dependent women with children; cognitive and behavioral profiles, and brain-behavior relationships, among children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)); intervention with preschool-aged and school-aged children with FASD and prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE); infant mental health/early childhood mental health assessment and intervention
E-mail: heather.carmichaelolson@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: 206-987-3810
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/heather-carmichael-olson/

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Brent Collett, PhD

Brent R. Collett, PhD

Training Supervisor   |   Mentor

Position: Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 2002, Utah State University
Clinical/Research: Infant/early childhood neurodevelopment, parent-focused interventions, and global health. I am also involved in several longitudinal/epidemiological studies examining environmental exposures in relation to child neurodevelopment. Clinically, I direct the Seattle Children's Hospital Early Childhood Clinic and I am an Attending Psychologist on the Seattle Children's Consultation/Liaison service.
E-mail: bcollett@uw.edu
Phone: 206-987-7572
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/brent-collett/



Cynthia Flynn, PhD

Cynthia Flynn, PhD

Training Supervisor

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, UW School of Medicine
Degree: PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2005, Vanderbilt University
Clinical/Research: Depression, Eating Disorders
E-mail: cynthia.flynn@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: 206-987-6484
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/cynthia-flynn/

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Kyrill Gurtovenko, PhD

Kyrill Gurtovenko, PhD

Didactics

Position: Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Co-director of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program at Seattle Children’s Hospital
Degree: PhD, 2019, University of Washington, Clinical Psychology
Clinical/Research: Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), suicide and non-suicidal self-injury, parenting interventions, transdiagnostic treatments for adolescents/parents/families, assessment and treatment in acute care settings s
E-mail: kyrill.gurtovenko@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: 206-987-6484
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/kyrill-gurtovenko/



Jessica Jenness, PhD

Jessica Jenness, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Seattle Children's Hospital
Degree: PhD, 2015, University of Denver, Clinical Child Psychology
Clinical/Research: Research interests include the effects of childhood adversity and stress on neurodevelopmental processes related to depression and anxiety; treatment of depression in adolescents with a history of childhood maltreatment; adapting depression treatments to technology platforms; clinical interests include treatment of depression and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents; parenting skills for parents of teens with ADHD
E-mail: jessica.jenness@seattlechildrens.org
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/jessica-jenness/

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Joy Kawamura, PhD

Joy S. Kawamura, PhD

Mentor

Position: Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 2016, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Pediatric psychology; Child and family coping in the context of chronic medical illness, including pediatric gastrointestinal diseases, solid organ transplantation, cancer, and brain tumors; Trajectories of psychosocial adjustment among medically-ill children and their families; Inpatient consultation-liaison
E-mail: joy.kawamura@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: 206-987-9898
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/joy-kawamura/



Ian Kodish, MD

Ian Kodish, MD

Didactics

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: MD, 2004, PhD, 2004, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Department of Neuroscience
Clinical/Research: Inpatient child & adolescent psychiatry consultation, interest in broad array of illness, including psychosis and emergency psychiatry
E-mail: ian.kodish@seattlechildrens.org
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/ian-kodish/

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Freda Liu, PhD

Freda Liu, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Didactics

Position: Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry | Attending Psychologist, Director of Measurement-Based Patient Care, Department of Psychiatry and Behavior Medicine, Seattle Children's Hospital
Degree: PhD, 2012, Arizona State University
Clinical: Dialectical Behavior Therapy for adolescents and families, Consultation Liaison, Asian American mental health
Research: Measurement-Based Care (Routine Outcome Monitoring), implementation science, health services disparities research
E-mail: freda.liu@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: 206-987-3295
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/freda-liu/



Elizabeth McCauley, PhD

Elizabeth McCauley, PhD

Mentor

Position: Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (UWPBS), Adjunct Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Psychology; Interim Director Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, UWPBS and Seattle Children's Hospital
Degree: PhD, 1973, State University of New York at Buffalo, ABPP (Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology)
Clinical/Research: Development, prevention, and treatment of depressive disorders, including suicidality in youth; school based mental health care, psychoneuroendocrinology
E-mail: eliz@uw.edu
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/elizabeth-mccauley/

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Ashley Moss, PhD

Ashley Moss, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor

Position: Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Attending Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine and Department of Endocrinology, Seattle Children’s Hospital
Degree: PhD, 2017, Marquette University
Clinical/Research: Pediatric psychology; promotion of adjustment to and coping with diabetes (type 1 and 2) through transition to adult medical care; relationship between aspects of psychosocial functioning, diabetes management, and clinical outcomes; program development focused on equitable access to pediatric psychology services for children, adolescents, and young adults with diabetes and their families.
E-mail: Ashley.moss@seattlechildrens.org
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/ashley-moss/



Cindy Ola, PhD

Cindy Ola, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor

Position: Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Attending Psychologist; Seattle Children’s Hospital
Degree: PhD, 2018, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Research interests include the effects of social risks factors on child mental health and neurodevelopmental outcomes; novel treatment methods to extend evidence-based parent-training programs to racially/ethnically diverse communities.Clinical interests include assessment and treatment of children with pediatric illnesses (e.g., Craniofacial differences and 22q), infant/early childhood mental health and Latino Mental Health.
E-mail: cindy.ola@seattlechildrens.org or cindyo2@uw.edu

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Kendra Read, PhD

Kendra Read, PhD

Mentor

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Director, Mood & Anxiety Program; Director of Anxiety Programs, Seattle Children's; Director of Psychotherapy Education, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship
Degree: PhD, 2015, Temple University, Clinical Psychology
Clinical/Research: Anxiety disorder phenomenology, assessment, treatment; stepped care models of treatment for anxiety, selective mutism, school avoidance
E-mail: kendra.read@seattlechildrens.org or readk@uw.edu
UWMC Profile: https://www.seattlechildrens.org/directory/kendra-l-read/



Tyler Sasser, PhD

Tyler Sasser, PhD

Didactics

Position: Acting Assistant Professor
Degree: PhD, 2016, The Pennsylvania State University
Clinical/Research: Evaluation and treatment ADHD and related academic, social-emotional, and behavioral difficulties; promotion and executive functioning and social-emotional skills; physical activity interventions
E-mail: tyler.sasser@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: 206-987-8403
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/tyler-sasser/

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Erin Schoenfelder Gonzalez, PhD

Erin Schoenfelder Gonzalez, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor  | Didactics

Position: Associate Professor, Departments of  Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Adjunct Faculty; Department of Pediatrics; Attending Psychologist, Seattle Children's Hospital
Degree: PhD, 2012, Arizona State University
Clinical/Research: Behavioral treatments for ADHD and challenging behaviors; health risk behaviors and promoting physical activity for youth with ADHD
E-mail: erin.gonzalez@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: 206-987-2161
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/erin-schoenfelder/
SCH Profile: https://www.seattlechildrens.org/directory/erin-schoenfelder-gonzalez/



Maggie Sibley, PhD

Maggie Sibley, PhD

Didactics

Position: Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 2012, Clinical Psychology, State University of New York - Buffalo
Clinical/Research: Dr. Sibley's research is funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and the Institute of Education Sciences and focuses on community and school-based interventions for adolescents with ADHD from underserved and minority backgrounds. This work includes using machine learning technology to provide automated fidelity feedback to clinicians in under-resourced clinics delivering evidence-based practices for ADHD and investigating peer-delivered intervention models to treat ADHD in high schools.
E-mail: margaret.sibley@seattlechildrens.org
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/maggie-sibley/

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Matthew Speltz, PhD

Matthew Speltz, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor

Position: Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: PhD, 1980, University of Missouri
Clinical/Research: Pediatric psychology and neuroscience: Psychosocial outcomes of neurodevelopmental disorders and chronic disease. Assessment of phenotype and genotype in neurodevelopmental disorders; surgery outcomes in infants and young children; application of computer vision to infant facial expression; quantitative analysis of neuroimaging
E-mail: mspeltz@uw.edu
Phone: 206-987-7577
UWMC Profile: https://depts.washington.edu/chdd/iddrc/res_aff/speltz.html



Mark A. Stein, PhD

Mark A. Stein, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor

Position: Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics
Degree: PhD, 1982, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Clinical/Research: ADHD in children, adolescents, and parents; pharmacogenomics and personalized ADHD treatment; sleep; research ethics
E-mail: mark.stein@seattlechildrens.org or mstein42@uw.edu
Phone: 206-987-1161
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/mark-stein/

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Alysha Thompson, PhD

Alysha Thompson, PhD

Training Supervisor  |  Mentor  |  Didactics

Position: Clinical Director of the Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Unit at Seattle Children’s; Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at UW
Degree: PhD, 2013, Suffolk University
Clinical/Research: Treatment of severe psychiatric disorders in acute care settings, the impact of trauma and childhood adversity on mental health in children and adolescents, suicide and non-suicidal self-injury, brief interventions for mental health, cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy
E-mail: alysha.thompson@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: 206-987-1356
UWMC Profile: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/profile/alysha-thompson-2/

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