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Dr. Pamela Wiegartz

Dr. Wiegartz is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in the treatment of anxiety and OCD-related disorders using state-of-the-art CBT, Exposure, and Mindfulness-Based therapies.  A recognized expert in treating anxiety and OCD, she has extensive experience working with adolescents and adults and has particular expertise in perinatal anxiety.   Dr. Wiegartz is a member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, The National Register of Health Service Psychologists, and a Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.

The co-author of three books on anxiety: Ten Simple Solutions to Worry, The Pregnancy and Postpartum Anxiety Workbook, and The Worrier's Guide to Overcoming Anxious Procrastination,  Dr. Wiegartz also publishes her blog "In the Age of Anxiety" at


B.A. in Psychology - Illinois Wesleyan University 1992
M.S. in Psychology - Finch University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School 1995
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology - Finch University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School 1999
APA-approved Predoctoral Internship - University of Illinois at Chicago
Postdoctoral Fellowship - University of Illinois at Chicago, Specialty Anxiety Disorders 2000


Director, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders Clinic - University of Illinois at Chicago 7/00-8/08

Owner and Director, Anxiety and OCD Treatment Center 9/08-2/10

Director, CBT Services and Training - Brigham and Women's Hospital 2/10-4/14

Clinician and Consultant - Stress and Anxiety Treatment and Consulting Services 9/14-12/18

Associate Director of Psychology, Clinical Services - Brigham and Women's Hospital 4/19-present

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