Esther Freeman, Psy.D.

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Clinical Associate Professor


B.A., Psychology, State University of New York, 1977
Predoctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology, Louisiana State University, 1982
Psy.D., Virginia Consortium for Professional Psychology, 1983
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Consultation Liaison Psychology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 1984


Special Interests:
Effect of medical illness on psychological health Psychological well being of health care providers and their families Psychological issues of the woman professional

Dr. Freeman practiced clinical psychology in Virginia for 18 years before moving to Portland in 2002. Dr. Freeman's areas of specialty are working with health care providers and their families and the psychological aspects of medical illness. Dr. Freeman was on the community faculties of Eastern Virginia Medical School and The College of William and Mary. She has lectured to local, state and national medical groups on physician wellness and the medical marriage. In Norfolk and Virginia Beach, Dr. Freeman was a member of the Burn Trauma Team, the Diabetes Treatment Center, The Sleep Disorders Laboratory, and the Bariatrics Team. She has developed and presented programs for nursing, emergency medical staff, physician departments and community health organizations. Dr. Freeman was a co-author of Breast Cancer: A Psychological Treatment Manual, published by the American Psychological Association. She also served on a national taskforce to develop a curriculum for primary care psychology.

Who should patients contact to schedule appointments?
Psychiatry Intake Coordinator, 503 494-8617

OHSU Psychologist
Psychotherapy - CBT
Psychotherapy - Insight Oriented
Behavioral Health/Health Psychology
Primary Care