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Staff Psychologist

Anxiety Center

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Batchelder treats adults in the Anxiety Center.

Dr. Batchelder is a Staff Psychologist in the Anxiety Center at EBTCS. She has considerable experience delivering evidence-based treatments and working with clients struggling with anxiety and mood-related disorders, including OCD, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, PTSD, social anxiety disorder, specific phobias, body focused repetitive behaviors (hair pulling and skin picking), and sleep disorders.

Dr. Batchelder completed her undergraduate degree in psychology at Pacific Union College in California. She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Palo Alto University, with an emphasis in Diversity and Community Mental Health. During her doctoral training, she worked as a neuropsychological assessor at Stanford University School of Medicine. She also completed practicum placements at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Lifemoves, Stanford Teen Sleep Study, and the Palo Alto VA.

Dr. Batchelder’s dissertation focused on the impact of vicarious racism and mental health outcomes. Her research interests include multicultural suicide management, racism, trauma, and sleep disorders.

Dr. Batchelder completed her pre-doctoral internship at Denver Health Medical Center. On internship she received specialized training in consult/liaison, inpatient psychiatry, and oncology care in a medical setting with groups, individuals, families, and couples. She then completed her postdoctoral fellowship within the Anxiety Center at EBTCS, where she developed further specialization in the treatment of anxiety and related disorders.

During the course of her graduate work, Dr. Batchelder received training in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness-based interventions, cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), self-compassion focused therapy, and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). Her clinical passions include working collaboratively with individuals to cultivate self-compassion, autonomy, and acceptance.

Dr. Batchelder is a licensed psychologist in the state of Washington.

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