We provide trainings, talks & presentations.

Training & Presentations

The Portland Therapy Clinic provides training in evidence-based treatments and presents on research for empirical approaches to decreasing symptoms in an efficient and effective manner. Contact us if you would like us to train your clinical team, or present on a topic of interest.  See below for a summary of some presentations, trainings and research previously conducted:

 

PUBLICATIONS

Thomas, J.,Bergström, B., & Rosqvist, J. (2012). Measurement of depression and anxiety. In R. Sinclair, M. Wang, & L. Tetrick (Eds.), Research methods in occupational health psychology: State of the art in measurement, design, and data analysis. New York, NY: Routledge.

Bergström, B. (2010). Conflict reconciliation amongst diverse populations: An anthropological analysis of the role of religion and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa’s path to democracy. The International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations, 10(2).

TRAININGS AND WORKSHOPS GIVEN

Bergström, B. (2013). Mental health first-aid for university staff. Training for the Washington State University, Vancouver, WA.

Bergström, B. (2013). Anxiety and academics: Skills for school success. Training for the Washington State University, Vancouver, WA.

Bergström, B. (2012). Stress management skills. Training for the Washington State University, Vancouver, WA.

Bergström, B. (2011). Stress management skills. Training for the University of Idaho’s Office of Multicultural Affairs, Moscow, Id.

Bergström, B. (2011). Conflict resolution skills: Mediation & conflict management for supervisors. Training for the University of Idaho’s Office of Multicultural Affairs,
Moscow, Id.

Bergström, B. (2010). Diversity in community mental health. Diversity Training for Quest Center for Integrative Health, Portland, Or.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS GIVEN: SYMPOSIA

Davies, W., Colgan, D., Gibson, D., Ironside, E., & Bergström, B. (2013). Barriers to the dissemination of Exposure-based treatments for Anxiety Disorders. Symposium presented at the 2013 International Conference on the Teaching of Psychology.

Lombardi, A., Newton, K., Rosso, L., Baron, G., & Bergström, B. (2013). On the mutually beneficial mentor-mentee relationship: Factors that influence relationship satisfaction and utility. Symposium presented at the 2013 International Conference on the Teaching of Psychology.

Paronto, L., Andrews, J., Duran, R., Farley, L., & Bergström, B. (2013). The use of vertical team mentoring in the dissemination and utilization of evidence-based practice. Symposium presented at the 2013 International Conference on the Teaching of Psychology.

Newton, K., & Bergström, B. (2013, March). Tailoring evidence based practices to treat post-traumatic stress disorder in impoverished and homeless populations. Symposium at the 2013 Conference of Oregon Academy of Science, Willamette, Oregon.

Sutro, B., & Bergström, B. (2013, March). The impact of social anxiety on drinking behavior and implications for social anxiety treatment. Symposium at the 2013 Conference of Oregon Academy of Science, Willamette, Oregon.

Davies., W., Andrews, J., Paronto, L., & Bergström, B. (2013, March). Addressing comorbid generalized anxiety disorder and body dysmorphic disorder: A cognitive-behavioral perspective. Symposium at the 2013 Conference of Oregon Academy of Science, Willamette, Oregon.

Baron, G., Colgam, D., Reuyer, D., Gibson, D., & Bergström, B. (2013, March). The relationship between CBT exposure and mindfulness in the treatment of anxiety: A review of the literature. Symposium at the 2013 Conference of Oregon Academy of Science, Willamette, Oregon.

Farley, L., & Bergström, B. (2013, March). The interpersonal neurobiological basis and clinical importance of dissociation. Symposium at the 2013 Conference of Oregon Academy of Science, Willamette, Oregon.

Rosqvist, J., Wade, S., Ashworth, K., Bergström, B., Millen, A., Randall, J., & Carrier, Bonifay, A. (2010, August). Gender identity: Disentangling the unconventional from the pathological. Symposium presented for Continuing Education Credit, at the 118th Annual meeting of American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

Wade, S., Bergström, B., Bliesner, A., Randall, A., Carrier, J., & Rosqvist, J. (2010, May). The ethics of evidence: Integrative approaches to empiricism. Paper presented at 26th Annual Meeting of Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration, Florence, Italy.

Elana, H., Bonifay, A., Ashworth, K., Bergström, B., Carroll, K., & Rosqvist, J. (2010, March). Safety: Antagonist or protagonist in exposure therapy for anxiety disorders? Symposium presented at the 30th Annual Conference of Anxiety Disorders Association of America.

Bergström, B., Rosqvist, J., Davidson, J., McGhee, C., Meeke, H., & Richards, J. (2009, June). Exposure therapy for PTSD: Clinical significance and reliable change as intervention and research tool. Paper presentation at the 11th European Conference on Traumatic Stress.

Bergström, B., Bjorgvinsson, T., Himle, J., McGhee, C., Warren, R., & Rosqvist, J. (2009, March). Un- and anti-scientific abandonment of exposure therapy: A flight from reason obfuscates and obstructs translation of basic science into practice. Panel Discussion at the 29th Annual Conference of Anxiety Disorders Association of America.

Bergström, B., Foster, D., Savicki, V., Juraszek, L., Rudd, E., & Truong, M. (2009, February). Work group performance related to group forming and group conscientiousness. Symposium at the 68th Conference of Oregon Academy of Science, Portland, Oregon.

Rudd, E., Foster, D., Savicki, V., Bergström, B., & Juraszek, L. (2009, February). Emergent leadership: The function of personality and group development in determining emergent leadership and teamwork performance. Symposium at the 68th Conference of Oregon Academy of Science, Portland, Oregon.

Truong, M., Foster, D., Savicki, V., Juraszek, L., Bergström, B., & Rudd, E. (2009, February). Effects of efficacy and group development on group communication and performance. Symposium at the 68th Conference of Oregon Academy of Science, Portland, Oregon.

Bergström, B. (2008, February). Turning the other cheek: The role of Christianity in national identity formation as seen through the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Symposium at the 67th Conference of Oregon Academy of Science, Portland, Oregon.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS GIVEN: POSTERS

Bergström, B., Cheung, D. T., Rosqvist, J., Crockett, M., Wade, S., Ashworth, K. & Bonifay, A. (2010, August). Diagnostic and Treatment Considerations for PTSD and TBI. Poster session presented at the 118th Annual meeting of American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

Bonifay, A., Ashworth, K., Bergström, B., Rosqvist, J., Wade, S., Crockett, M., Bliesner, A., Carrier, A., Diershaw, K., & Randall, J. (2010, June). What’s in a name? Developing an appropriate treatment protocol despite diagnostic clarification of gastrointestinal distress symptom within Panic Disorder. Poster session presented at the 6th World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Boston, MA.

Bliesner, A., Wade, S., Bergström, B., Carrier, A., & Rosqvist, J. (2010, May). Acceptance and
commitment therapy (ACT): How does it work? Poster presented at 26th Annual Meeting of Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration, Florence, Italy.

Maxson, J., Rosqvist, J., Bergström, B., Carrier, A., Sutton, C., Zamir, D., & Fukuda, D. (2010, May). Exposure and response prevention for child populations. Poster session presented at the Annual Oregon Psychological Conference, Portland, Oregon.

Carrier, A., Murphy, E., Bergström, B., Ashworth, K., Wade, S., Bliesner, A., & Rosqvist, J. (2010, April). What are you so afraid of? Exposing therapist attitudes and concerns about implementing exposure therapy with anxious clients. Poster session presented during the 90th Annual Conference of the Western Psychological Association, Cancun, Mexico.

McCabe, A., Bergström, B., Randall, J., Sutton, C., Diershaw, K., & Rosqvist, J. (2010, March). Are we helping those who help us? A review of the United States Army’s organizational policy, best practice guidelines, and considerations for treatment orientations for PTSD. Poster presented at the 30th Annual Conference of Anxiety Disorders Association of America.

Bergström, B., Rosqvist, J., Davidson, J., McGhee, C., Meeke, H., & Richards, J. (2009, June). Lex parsimoniae in dissemination: Live training surmounts obstacles to utilization of exposure therapy. Poster Presented at the 11th European Conference on Traumatic Stress.

Rosqvist, J., Ashworth, K., Bergström, B., Bloom, A., Bonifay, A., McGhee, C., Meeke, H., Norris, P., & Ridle, M. (2009, May). Brethren of the same principle: Are we all really scientists and practitioners, and vice versa? Teaching the scholar-practitioner to distinguish between science, pseudoscience, and “junk” science. Poster Presented at the 2nd Biennial Conference for International Conference on the Teaching of Psychology.

Rosqvist, J., Ainsworth, K., Bergström, B., Chung, D., Davidson, J., Mcghee, C., & Meeke, H. (2009, May). Teaching scientific clinical Psychology to McFall manifesto’s real work application. Poster Presented at the 21st Annual Convention of Association for Psychological Science.

Bergström, B., Foster, D., Savicki, V., Juraszek, L., Rudd, E., & Truong, M. (2009, April). Work group performance related to group forming and group conscientiousness. Poster Presented at the 89th Annual Convention of the Western Oregon Psychological Association.

Rudd, E., Foster, D., Savicki, V., Bergström, B., & Juraszek, L. (2009, April). Personality and group development determining emergent leadership and teamwork performance. Poster Presented at the 89th Annual Convention of the Western Oregon Psychological Association.

Truong, M., Foster, D., Savicki, V., Juraszek, L., Bergström, B., & Rudd, E. (2009, April). Effects of efficacy and group development on group communication and performance. Poster Presented at the 89th Annual Convention of the Western Oregon Psychological Association.

Juraszek, L., Foster, D., Savicki, V., Truong, M., Rudd, E., & Bergström, B. (2009, April). Effects of agreeableness of minority opinion member on group decisions. Poster Presented at the 89th Annual Convention of the Western Oregon Psychological Association.