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My Background    


     I began my career at the University of Denver where I received my Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology.  After graduation, I spent seven years working at the Morrison Center, a non-profit organization that delivers specialized services to children and families coping with adversity and trauma.

     For the past 20 years I have been in private practice as a clinical psychologist.  I specialize in child, marital, and family therapy.  I have published research on each of these topics and have presented at local, national, and international conferences.


     I have trained social workers, psychology interns, and psychiatry residents and have served as a Clinical Instructor in the Child Psychiatry Department at Oregon Health Sciences University.  I am currently working on a book entitled “How Our Children Help Us Grow: The Impact of Parenting on Adult Development.”

Robert Thompson, Ph.D.

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