Dr. Garen Weitman is a Licensed Psychologist in private practice who provides psychological services to adults, couples, and groups. She earned her Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology from Pacific University in Oregon. Since 2001, she has worked with adults with a wide range of mental health concerns in many different settings. Dr. Weitman has expertise and special interest in treating Public Safety and Emergency Services Personnel, in addition to people in the general population who have survived traumatic incidents. She worked in law enforcement prior to obtaining her doctorate in Clinical Psychology.
Dr. Weitman strives to be a realistic and straight-forward therapist. She employs proven therapeutic techniques, including Cognitive-Behavioral therapy (CBT) and Solution Focused therapy, both of which are highly supported by research. She believes seeking therapy is a sign of strength, not weakness. When people face personal challenges, it is a strength for them to realize they may benefit from professional help.
In most cases, Dr. Weitman believes clients have solutions to their problems and may benefit from guidance from someone who can help them alleviate mental health symptoms and make positive changes in a relatively short amount of time. A collaborative relationship between the therapist and client is very important and Dr. Weitman is here to help her clients meet their goals. Please call if you have any questions about Dr. Weitman’s services and/or qualifications.
About Garen Weitman, Psy.D.
Weitman Psychological Services, P.C
Dr. Weitman is a member of the following organizations:
American Psychological Association
Oregon Psychological Association
International Association of the Chief's of Police
She is a Psychologist contractor for the following law enforcement agencies:
Portland Police Bureau, Oregon State Police, Clackamas County Sheriff's Office, Hillsboro Police Department, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Federal Marshals Service.
She has provided training and consultation for numerous law enforcement and public safety agencies throughout the Portland Metropolitan area for over eight years.