Robert Selles PhD

Vancouver, British Columbia V6B0A7
ADA Accessible
Narrative of Services:

Dr. Selles offers telehealth services primarily to youth, young adults, and families struggling with OCD, anxiety, and related disorders. Utilizing a cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) approach focused on exposure and response prevention (ERP) and enhanced with other scientifically supported treatments (e.g., ACT, DBT, EFFT), Dr. Selles delivers care that is tailored to each individual’s or family’s needs.

Dr. Selles can also help address difficulties relating to:
Anxiety (e.g., fears around health, safety, situations, or experiences)
Worry (e.g., thinking a lot about things; feeling unsure, doubtful, or stressed)
Tics (e.g., uncontrolled movements or noises)
Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviours (BFRBs) (e.g., skin picking, hair pulling)
Big Emotions (e.g., anger, distress, often losing control, trying to control other)
Low Mood (e.g., feeling down, inactive, negative, insecure)
Past Events (e.g., something that stuck and continues to have negative effects)
Attention (e.g., trouble listening, disorganization, procrastination)

Training Description:

Dr. Selles received his PhD from the University of South Florida and completed clinical residency at Brown University. He also completed a post-doctoral fellowship with the Provincial OCD Program at BC Children’s Hospital. Training and collaborating with leaders in the field and working across outpatient, intensive, and inpatient settings, Dr. Selles has >10 years of experience in the assessment and treatment of OCD, anxiety disorders, and common comorbidities. ​As a clinical researcher, Dr. Selles has published over 35 scientific articles regarding these conditions, their impacts on youth and families, and optimal approaches to treatment.