Amanda Helmers, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine


Dr. Amanda Helmers is a clinical psychologist providing general adult outpatient services. She has specialized training in Women's Mental Health, Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders, and Attachment-Based Interventions. Dr. Helmers's areas of interest include research on psychotherapy and the therapeutic alliance, contemporary psychoanalytic and critical theory, and integratvie approaches for treating traumatic stress and emotion dysregulation.

Education and training

    • B.A., 2009, Reed College
    • M.Ed., 2011, University of Oregon
    • M.A., 2016, The New School of Social Research
    • Ph.D., 2020, The New School for Social Research
  • Internship

    • Psychology Intern, Lenox Hill Hospital, 2019-2020
  • Fellowship

    • Psychology Fellow, Portland VA Health and Hospital Services, 2020- 2022



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