Dawn Whitman Psy.D., Health Psychology Program Director
Dr. Whitman (she/her) is the Director of the Health Psychology Program at Western and provides clinical services to children, teens and adults referred by our medical partner groups. She has her Psy.D. from Antioch University New England and undergraduate degree from University of Oregon. She is licensed in Oregon and Washington.
Individual, Group and Assessment .
Dr. Whitman believes in culturally responsive, whole person care by treating the biological, psychological and social aspects of behavioral health issues. She utilizes an integrative approach with her clients where she matches interventions to the client’s unique needs. She incorporates client feedback into her work to help guide treatment and create a collaborative therapeutic relationship.
She has training in Time Limited Dynamic Psychotherapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy approaches, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Mindfulness. She also integrates concepts from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Family Systems and Emotion Focused Therapy.
Dr. Whitman welcomes people of all ethnicities, race, sizes, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability level, language and religion. Dr. Whitman is committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusivity into her administrative and clinical work.
Dr. Whitman provides integrated behavioral health services at Northwest Primary Care.
6-11, 12-14, 15-17, 18-64, 65+
Anxiety/Fears/Phobia/Panic Attacks, Depression, Grief/Death, Stress Management, Persistent (Chronic) Pain, Eating Disorders , Postpartum Depression , PTSD, Women’s Issues, Terminal illness issues, Trauma, Medical conditions, Weight management, Transgender Issues, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness, Insomnia, OCD , Men's Issues, Sexual Issues, LGBTQ+, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy