Scott Christensen, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine


Dr. Christensen is a psychiatrist working part-time in psychiatric emergency services at the Unity Center for Behavioral Health. Outside of OHSU, he runs a private practice with colleagues providing outpatient psychiatry and psychotherapy. He has special interests in psychotherapy, including cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and mind-body practices.

Education and training

    • B.A., 2001, University of California, Santa Barbara
    • M.D., 2017, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Internship

    • Oregon Health & Science University Psychiatry

Memberships and associations:

  • American Psychiatric Association

Areas of interest

  • Psychotherapy
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Mindfulness
  • Mind-body practices



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