A. Mike Duncan, Psy.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine


Mike Duncan, Psy.D. (he/him), is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and a licensed psychologist in the OHSU Resident and Faculty Wellness Program. He earned his B.A. in psychology at the University of Colorado at Boulder and his M.S. and Psy.D. in clinical psychology at Pacific University. He has conducted research on risk and protective factors in LGB youth and on the relation between internalized sexual prejudice and sense of belonging in LGB graduate students. Dr. Duncan’s clinical interests include mitigating stress and burnout, work-life balance, identity development and authenticity, navigating major life transitions, and improving intimate relationships. He also has a special interest in issues related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and ethical nonmonogamy, including experience providing letters of support for gender-affirming surgeries. His therapeutic approach is primarily existential, which means exploring questions of existence, identity, and meaning to help his patients move toward more fulfilling and authentic lives lived with vulnerability, responsibility, and inner consent. He also integrates cognitive-behavioral interventions and has an interest in mindfulness practices.

Education and training

    • B.A., 2008, University of Colorado
    • Psy.D., 2016, Pacific University School of Professional Psychology
  • Internship

    • Psychology Intern, Chehalem Youth and Family Services, 2016

Areas of interest

  • Existential psychology, relational therapy, CBT, and mindfulness


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