Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an empirically grounded, evidence based therapy.  CBT has been researched for treatment of a wide range of difficulties including Depression, Anxiety Disorders (such as Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Specific Phobias, Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia, Social Anxiety / Social Phobia), Eating Disorders (including Obesity, Binge-eating Disorder, Anorexia, and Bulimia), Insomnia, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Health Behaviors (including Weight Loss), Habit Disorders, and Sport Psychology. Please click here to view CBT research.

David Reed, Ph.D.

David Reed, Ph.D., Psychologist, is a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy (ACT).  He was trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) at the Center for Cognitive Therapy, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, where he completed a postdoctoral fellowship in 1994.  Dr. Reed also completed the Problem-Solving Treatment for Primary Care Certification Program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in 2003.  Dr. Reed was a Clinical Instructor in Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School from 1995 to 2003.  Dr. Reed is also a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and directs the SomniSkills program for chronic insomnia.  Dr. Reed provides cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) for patients through his Portland office, and cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) training for mental health professionals.  Dr. Reed is a Psychologist with sport psychology training, and he works with athletes in a wide range of sports.