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University of Washington
Psychology Internship Program

Internship Training Faculty

Program Director

Elizabeth McCauley
Position: Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Psychology; Associate Director Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Degree: Ph.D., 1973, State University of New York at Buffalo, ABPP (clinical child)
Clinical / Research: Mood disorders; suicidology in children and adolescents; psychoneuroendocrinology.
E-mail: psychsom@uw.edu

Program Assistant Director

Ty Lostutter
Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Assistant Director of Training, Psychology Internship Program
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: psyasst@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 543-0473

Faculty

Kevin Alschuler
Position: Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine; Attending Psychologist, UW Medicine MS Center
Degree: Ph.D., 2010, Eastern Michigan University
Clinical/Research: Multiple sclerosis; chronic pain; integration of psychology into medical settings
Email: kalschul@uw.edu
Phone:(206) 598-8047

Sharon Ashman
Position: Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, and Attending Psychologist, Seattle Children’s Hospital
Degree: Ph.D., 2004, University of Washington, ABPP (Clinical Neuropsychology)
Clinical/Research: Pediatric neuropsychology; traumatic brain injury; coping with acute and chronic medical conditions
E-mail: sharon.ashman@seattlechildrens.org

Michele Bedard-Gilligan
Position: Acting Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 2009, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: mechanisms of recovery following trauma; treatment of PTSD and associated comorbidity; exposure therapy for anxiety; cognitive processing therapy; dialectical behavior therapy
E-mail: mab29@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 616-4215

Charles Bombardier
TRACK COORDINATOR FOR BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE/NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
(APA Fellow, Division 22)
Position: Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. Division Head Rehabilitation Psychology
Degree: Ph.D., 1987, Washington State University
Clinical/Research: Rehabilitation psychology; coping with chronic medical conditions; motivational interviewing and preventing alcohol abuse after traumatic injury; alcohol effects after traumatic brain injury, depression following neurological injury or disease.
E-mail: chb@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 744-3665

David Breiger
Position: Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 1986, University of Houston
Clinical/Research: Pediatric neuropsychology; effects of early brain injury on neuro-cognitive functioning; autism; learning disorders; informed consent/assent.
E-mail: breiger@uw.edu or david.breiger@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: (206) 987-3279

Hilda Campbell
Position: Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, attending psychologist,Seattle Children's Hospital.
Degree: Ph.D., 2001, California School of Professional Psychology
Clinical / Research: children and adolescents with chronic illnesses or pain disorders such as RND.
E-mail: hilda.campbell@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: (206) 987-1229

Heather Carmichael Olson
Position: Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 1986, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Diagnosis and intervention with alcohol-affected children (children with FAS Spectrum Disorders); prevention of FAS and prenatal drug exposure; treatment of chemically-dependent women with children; cognitive and behavioral profiles among children with FAS Spectrum Disorders; brain-behavior relationships in this population; intervention with preschool-aged and school-aged children with FAS Spectrum Disorders; infant mental health interventions.
E-mail: quiddity@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 987-3810

Naomi Chaytor
Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: Ph.D., 2004, Washington State University, ABPP (clinical neuropsychology)
Clinical/Research: Neuropsychological assessment, behavioral medicine, self-management, ecological validity, functional outcomes
E-mail: chaytor@uw.edu

Christine Clancy
Position: Pediatric Neuropsychologist/Rehabilitation Psychologist, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Seattle Children’s Hospital
Degree: Ph.D., 2003, University of Toronto; ABPP, 2009 (Clinical Neuropsychology)
Clinical/Research: Traumatic and acquired brain injury; coping and adjustment to injury/disability; pain; fetal alcohol syndrome
E-mail: christine.clancy@seattlechildrens.org

Kate Comtois
Position: Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 1992, University of Maryland, College Park. MPH, 2009 University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Health services in the public sector and other large health providers/funders; suicidal behavior; severe and persistent mental illness; DBT; dual diagnosis; increasing our understanding of these topics through better understanding of their relationship to socio-cultural diversity.
E-mail: comtois@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 897-4225

Jessica Cronce
TRACK COORDINATOR FOR THE GENERAL ADULT TRACK
Position: Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 2009, Yale University
Clinical/Research: Health and risk behaviors (use of alcohol and drugs, gambling, diet, exercise) among young adults.
E-mail: jcronce@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 616-3991

Sureyya Dikmen
Position: Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Adjunct Professor Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 1973, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Head injury.
E-mail: dikmen@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 685-7529

Tiara Dillworth
Position: Research Scientist, Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 2008, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Disability-related chronic pain, alcohol and substance use disorders.
E-mail: tiara@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 616-4994

Chris Dunn
Position: Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 1992, University of Florida
Clinical/Research: Motivational interviewing; brief intervention for improving health behaviors (specifically, substance abuse).
E-mail: cdunn@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 744-2893

Josh Dyer
Position: Acting Assistant Professor- Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: Ph.D., 2008, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis
Clinical/Research: clinical; self-management of illness/disability, pain management, health behavior change, anxiety and depression. Research:Investigating means to facilitate self-management of disability. Investigating the relationship between patient and caregiver coping.
E-mail: jdyer@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 744-6084

Dawn Ehde
(Chair: Professional Development Committee)
Position: Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: Ph.D., 1992, University of North Dakota
Clinical/Research: Prevention and treatment of chronic pain in persons with disabilities; traumatic brain injury; medical / rehabilitation psychology; treatment of depression and cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis; depression in medical illness/injury; clinical trials in rehabilitation.
E-mail: ehde@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 744-2811

Stephen Feldman
Position: Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: J.D., Ph.D., 1982, University of Nebraska
Clinical/Research: Mental health law, forensic consultation, individualized stress and anger management programs, ethical and legal concerns for mental health practitioners and counseling services, family treatment and theories of therapy.
E-mail: seattlepsychological@yahoo.com
Phone: (206)-621-7007

Cynthia Flynn
Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, UW School of Medicine
Degree: Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, 2005, Vanderbilt University
Clinical/Research: Depression, Eating Disorders
E-mail: cynthia.flynn@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: (206) 987-6484

Gina Formea
Position: Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: : Ph.D., 1995, Washington State University, ABPP (clinical neuropsychology)
Clinical: Neuropsychological Assessment, Psychotherapy, adjustment to disability
E-mail: gmf@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 744 2663

Myron Goldberg
Position: Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: Ph.D., 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.
E-mail: goldbm@uw.edu
Phone: 206-616-9443

Edward Goldenberg
Position: Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 1972, Oklahoma State University
Clinical/Research: Mentally ill offenders in a correctional setting; 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) 364-5698

Christina Graham
Position: Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, 2005, Arizona State University
Clinical/Research: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, chronic pain conditions, HIV/AIDS
E-mail: ccgraham@uw.edu

Gretchen Gudmundsen
TRACK COORDINATOR FOR THE GENERAL CHILD TRACK
(Co-Chair: Didactics Committee)
Position: Acting Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D., 2007, University of Denver
Clinical/Research: Evidenced-based treatment, development of adolescent mood disorders including role of stress, coping and physiological processes
E-mail: gretchen.gudmundsen@seattlechildrens.org or ggud@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 987-5497

Jeanne Hoffman
(Co-Chair: Didactics Committee)
Position: Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: Ph.D., 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

Mark Jensen
Position: Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: Ph.D., 1989, Arizona State University
Clinical/Research: Assessment and treatment of chronic pain; appraisals, coping strategies, and adjustment to medical illness.
E-mail: mjensen@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 543-3185

Debra Kaysen
Position: Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 2003, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Clinical/Research: prevention and treatment of PTSD and comorbid disorders (major depression and substance use disorders); cognitive processing therapy; cognitive models for development of psychopathology; modification of empirically supported treatments for diverse populations.
E-mail: dkaysen@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 221-4657

Mary Larimer
Position: Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 1992, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Prevention and treatment of addictive and compulsive behaviors.
E-mail: larimer@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 543-3513

Mitch Levy
Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: M.D., 1996, George Washington University
Clinical: Responsible for inpatient and consultation-liaison service attending duties including: clinical care and resident/medical student teaching. Inpatient and outpatient ECT clinical care and teaching. Outpatient clinical practice at UWPOC in general psychiatry, medical psychiatric consultation and psychiatry resident teaching. Consultation for University of Washington Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
E-mail: mrlevy@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 598-7792

Barbara McCann
Position: Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 1984, Rutgers University
Clinical/Research: Research interests include eating disorders, obesity, and diabetes. Clinically, she specializes in using cognitive-behavioral therapy to treat adults with eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and affective disorders.
E-mail: mccann@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 744-4544

James McKeever
Position: Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 1981, University of Rochester
Clinical/Research: Child/adolescent psychopathology, diagnosis and assessment; empirically-supported treatments; pediatric neuropsychology.
E-mail: james.mckeever@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: (206) 987-3058

Kathy Melman
Position: Attending Psychologist, Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH), Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Co-Director of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Program at SCH
Degree: Ph.D., 1983, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: DBT with adolescents and their families; CBT anxiety treatment; Parenting interventions (emotion coaching and behavioral).
E-mail: kathy.melman@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: (206) 987-1245

Ivan Molton
Position: Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: Ph.D., 2006, University of Miami
Clinical/Research: recovery from amputation, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and neurological disease. Specializes in chronic pain management. Research interests lie in chronic pain, clinical geropsychology, and psychoneuroimmunology.
E-mail: imolton@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 543-3602

David Patterson
APA Fellow, Divisions 22 and 30, ABPP (Rehabilitation Psychology), ABPH (Psychological Hypnosis)
Position: Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: Ph.D., 1981, Florida State University
Clinical/Research: Medical/rehabilitation psychology; hypnosis; acute pain management; adjustment to disability; pediatric psychology.
E-mail: davepatt@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 731-3418

Joan M. Romano
Position: Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 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
Phone: (206) 543-3990

Kelly Schloredt
Position: Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 1996, University of Utah
Clinical/Research: Child and adolescent psychopathology, particularly child and adolescent depressive and anxiety disorders, autism, and asperger's syndrome, child maltreatment, childhood obesity.
E-mail: kelly.schloredt@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: (206) 987-4457

Lauren Schwartz
Position: Clinical Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D., 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

Jeffrey Sherman
Position: Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and Oral Medicine; Director, Clinical Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Rehabilitation Psychology
Degree: Ph.D., 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

Matthew Speltz
Position: Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 1980, University of Missouri
Clinical/Research: Developmental psychopathology; early onset conduct disorder; craniofacial disorders; genetic syndromes; attachment disorders.
E-mail: mspeltz@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 987-7577

Eric Strachan
Position: Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degrees: Ph.D. (2004) and Master of Legal Studies (2005), University of Nebraska, Lincoln; M.A. in Psychology (1999) University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Clinical/Research: Psychoneuroimmunology, HIV/AIDS, twin studies, CBT for voices, paranoia, and delusions
E-mail: erstrach@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 543-2833

Chris Varley
Position: Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: M.D., 1973, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Child psychiatry.
E-mail: cvarley@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 987-3236

Shelley Wiechman
Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: Ph.D., 2000, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Adjustment to disability and burns, pediatric psychology, pain management.
E-mail: wiechman@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 744-4439