Björn Bergström, PsyD

Email Address: 
Phone Number: 
503-352-3620
UC Box: 
A-191
Office Location: 
HPC 2 Room 279

Roles and Interests

Instructor/Assistant Professor |  Anxiety Disorders, Human Diversity, Advanced Lifespan & Human Development, History and Systems, Evidence Based Practice, Business of Psychology, Culture/Assessment of Organizations, Leadership Development & Organizational Culture, Organizational Behavior Theory.

Clinical/Research Interests | Anxiety disorders, Exposure therapy and integrated behavioral therapies, Treating comorbid and complex presentations, small-N design research, Psychological ethnography and clinical case studies, Adapting and tailoring evidence-based practices (EBPs) to individual clients and cultural contexts. Systems and organizational-effectiveness, -culture, and -leadership.

Education

PsyD, Pacific University, 2012, Clinical Psychology

MS, Pacific University, 2010, Clinical Psychology

MA, Stockholm University, 2004, Sociocultural Anthropology

BA, University of Washington, 2001, Major: Anthropology, Scandinavian Area Studies, Swedish Language & Literature

Professional Memberships

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Oregon #2444

Oregon Psychological Association, Since 2014

Organization Development Network of Oregon, Since 2014

Select Publications (2010-Present)

Lombardi, A., Newton, K., Rosso, L., Baron, G., Bergström, B. (Submitted for publication). Scientifically informed mentoring: An exploration of methods to improve mentor-mentee relationships and training approaches. The international journal of science in society.

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).

Select Presentations (2010-Present)

Rosso, L., Leiman, L., & Bergström, B. (2015). Incorporating exposure into Gestalt therapy: Commonalities and challenges. Symposium presented at the 2015 Conference for the Oregon Academy of Science.

Gimbel, B., Ivey, A., Lombardi, A., & Bergström, B. (2015). The evil within: Scrupulosity OCD and its treatment. Symposium presented at the 2015 Conference for the Oregon Academy of Science.

Duran, R., Rosso, L., Andrews, J., Rizvi, M., & Bergström, B. (2014). Social phobia in Asian Americans: Disentangling cultural socialization from pathology. Poster presented at the 94th annual convention of the Western Psychological Association.

Lombardi, A., Gibson, D., Rizvi, M., & Bergström, B. (2014). Enhancing psychotherapy outcomes in group treatment for patients with anxiety disorders by utilizing continuous feedback. Symposium present at the 2014, 4th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association.

Newton, K., Davies, W., Colgan, D., Duran, R., & Bergström, B. (2013). Adapting evidence based treatment to address cultural factors that maintain and exacerbate post-traumatic stress disorder in refugee populations. Poster session to be presented at the 13th Annual Diversity Challenge for the Intersections of Race and Culture and Health and Mental Health, Boston College, Boston, MA.

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., Colgan, 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.