Dr. West is a licensed clinical psychologist and practicing therapist who specializes in behavioral medicine. She has a passion for making complex psychological theory as accessible, practical, and usable as possible. She has specialized training in implementation science, Training the Trainer methodology, and evidence-based treatments, making her uniquely suited to help bridge the gap between what psychological researchers are testing in academia and what works “on the ground” in real-world situations. Dr. West owns and operates a private psychology practice in Allentown, Pennsylvania. On a daily basis, she breaks down psychological theory to usable, actionable steps. She uses evidence-based treatments to help her clients strike the right balance between acceptance and change. Dr. West views her role as a coach and collaborator, who meets people where they are in their own change process, and helps them determine how to move forward in a direction that feels right. Dr. West earned her M.S. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Rutgers University. She completed a psychology residency at the West Virginia University School of Medicine, and a specialized postdoctoral fellowship in behavioral medicine and program implementation at Geisinger Medical Center in Pennsylvania. Dr. West completed her Bachelor’s degree in both Psychology and Women’s Studies at Dickinson College.
- Cultivating resilience
- Psychological Flexibility
- Emotional awareness and regulation training
- Cognitive Restructuring