OHSU

Amy W. Wagner, Ph.D.

Amy W. Wagner, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Degree: 
Ph.D.

Education:
University of Washington; post doc: National Center for PTSD, Boston VAMC; internship: University of Washington

Activities:
Clinical
Research
Education
Administration

Biography: 
Dr. Wagner has clinical expertise in cognitive-behavioral therapy for PTSD and anxiety disorders more generally, as well as Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Dr. Wagner has research interests in treatment development and evaluation, emotion regulation, and treatment dissemination. Through a VA Merit grant she is currently examining the effectiveness and acceptability of Behavioral Activation Therapy for the early treatment of PTSD and depression among veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Preferred Method of Contact: 
e-mail: amy.wagner@va.gov 
phone: (503) 220-8262, ext 33365

Who should patients contact to schedule/inquire about appointments? 
Mental Health Access Clinic at Portland VAMC (veterans only); (503) 220-8262, ext 55058

Current Extramurally Funded Research:
PI: Behavioral Activation for the Treatment of PTSD and Depression Among OIF/OEF Veterans; VA Merit Review Grant; 2008 – 2011; this is a dual-site (with Seattle VA) randomized clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy and acceptability of an adaptation of Behavioral Activation therapy for the treatment of PTSD and comorbid PTSD and depression among recently returning veterans

Keywords: 
Adults
Psychotherapy-CBT
Consultation
PTSD
Veterans
Trauma
Suicide/suicide prevention
Intervention research
VA Psychologist

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