Dr. Amy Bjorkman is a Licensed Psychologist located in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Bjorkman supports clients who struggle with eating disorders, overwhelming anxiety, and depression. She also helps her clients grow their relationships and identify unhealthy behaviors between themselves and others. Dr. Bjorkman specializes in helping individuals who feel the impact of trauma or traumatic events.
Dr. Bjorkman has additional training in Somatic Experiencing therapy, a therapy style that helps clients become attuned to their bodies’ reactions to stress to overcome trauma. Similarly, Dr. Bjorkman is certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. Her style is direct and compassionate. Her goal is to help clients find a state of relaxed safety and grow their coping skills.
Dr. Bjorkman earned her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Arizona State University. She is passionate about helping women to feel empowered to take control of their mental health. She is a certified Daring Way facilitator, which focuses on standing up against shame and growing resiliency.
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Eating disorders & disordered eating - Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past
Attachment issues - Development of effective relational and communication skills; insight into family attachment patterns;fostering healthy family relationships.
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Years of Experience: 19 years
Amy B. Bjorkman, PhD, Licensed Psychologist , 2002 - Present
Arizona State University, PhD Counseling Psychology , 2002