OHSU

Irene G. Powch, Ph.D.

Irene G. Powch, Ph.D.

Staff Psychologist, Posttraumatic Stress Disorders Clinical Team (PCT)
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry at OHSU

Degree:
Ph.D.

Education:
Dr. Powch completed her Ph.D. at the University of Kansas in 1995 and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Pacific Center for PTSD/VA National Center for PTSD in Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1996. Dr. Powchs clinical work focuses on the assessment and treatment of PTSD related to war trauma, sexual trauma, and childhood trauma. Dr. Powch integrates object relational/attachment, emotion focused/gestalt, cognitive-behavioral, and feminist/social learning approaches in her work. Dr. Powch is Principal Investigator for several PTSD-related research projects and the Site Principal Investigator for National Center research on PTSD treatments for women veterans. Dr. Powchs recent adventures include climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro, tracking hyenas in the Masai Mara and gorillas in Rwanda, and climbing/snowboarding down several of our local mountains.

Activities:
Clinical
Research
Education

Keywords:
VA Psychologist
Adults
Veterans
Trauma
PTSD
Psychotherapy - CBT