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Clinic Staff

Crystal Dehle, Ph.D.
Clinic Director & Supervisor

Dr. Dehle is a licensed Clinical Psychologist, the Director of the UO Psychology Clinic, and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Oregon. She has more than a decade of experience training and supervising therapists in individual psychotherapy for depression and anxiety using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Behavioral Activation. She specializes in cognitive-behavioral interventions for couples, and has over 20 years of experience treating couples and training couple therapists.

 

Melynda Casement, Ph.D.
Supervisor

Dr. Casement is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Oregon and a licensed Clinical Psychologist. She has worked in a variety of treatment settings, including the Depression Center at the University of Michigan, the PTSD Clinic at the Boston VA, and the Sleep and Chronobiology Center at the University of Pittsburgh. She specializes in cognitive-behavioral interventions for adults with insomnia, nightmares, posttraumatic stress disorder, and depression.

 

Heather Scott, Ph.D.
Supervisor

Dr. Scott is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and Adjunct Professor at the University of Oregon. She has post-doctoral experience in child and family outpatient mental health services, substance use disorders treatment, and psychological evaluation. She worked at Willamette Family, Inc. for over 15 years, where she provided therapy to adults and adolescents impacted by trauma and substance abuse and provided clinical supervision to other therapists and interns. She currently has a private practice and serves clients at the Benson Health Clinic. In addition to her training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for depression, anxiety, and trauma, she has received training in Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and attachment-based approaches. She is interested in somatic interventions for complex trauma and in impacts of attachment and social contexts on mental health and well-being.

 

Stephenie Frank, M.S.
Clinic Coordinator

Ms. Frank has a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Oregon. Prior to joining the UO Psychology Department, she was a research assistant and supervisor at Oregon Research Institute where her work focused on diagnostic interviewing and training and supervising teams of interviewers. She also worked as an intake therapist and group facilitator at the Center for Community Counseling. In 2002, she joined the Psychology Department first as the Project Coordinator for a large, multi-site clinical trial working with depressed adolescents, and later as the Clinic Coordinator. Stephenie’s focus in the UO Psychology Clinic has been on training student therapists in evidence-based diagnostic interviews with adults and adolescents.