Edmund J LaBarbara Psy.D

1130 SW Morrison St. Suite 619
Portland, Oregon 97205
Narrative of Services:

Dr. LaBarbara has experience in all of the following therapeutic techniques:

DBT skills
MI (motivational interviewing)
Habit Reversal Training
Behavioral shaping
MCT (metacognitive training)
Social skills training
Thinking for a change

Treatment of Co-occurring Disorders:

Bipolar disorder and personality disorders.

Training Description:

Dr. LaBarbara has trained in a variety of settings including: OCD residential treatment, state forensic psychiatric hospital, substance abuse inpatient hospitalization, neurorehabilitation and community mental health.

He completed a two-year postdoctoral training at Harvard Medical/McLean hospital’s OCDI residential program.

Dr. LaBarbara has extensive knowledge of mindfulness-based approaches incorporating both Eastern and Western concepts.

He integrates a variety of treatment techniques that he has learned from the varied settings he has trained in, with a primary focus on CBT, ERP, ACT and mindfulness-based approaches. He utilizes his intervention techniques from a person-centered stance that focuses on the therapeutic relationship.

Diversity Statement:

Dr. LaBarbara is passionate about providing culturally sensitive care and strives to create a comfortable space for a spectrum of sociocultural identities.