Psychologist and Therapist in Hillsboro, Oregon Serita Backstrand, Psychologist

License: PsyD

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 18-64

Appointments: Telehealth only. In-office visits not available

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Psychologist and Therapist in Hillsboro, Oregon Serita Backstrand, PsyD

Serita Backstrand, PsyD

Dr. Backstrand is a clinical psychologist licensed in both Oregon and Washington. She earned her Doctorate of Clinical Psychology (PsyD) from George Fox University (GFU) in 2015, a Masters in Clinical Psychology from GFU in 2012, and a Bachelors of Arts In Psychology, with a minor in Spanish Language & Culture, from Oregon State University in 2010. She has worked as a clinician and evaluator in a variety of settings, including community mental health, private practice, schools, the forensic/court setting, and with law enforcement/public safety agencies. She has experience with a diverse clientele of all ages and from numerous backgrounds. She currently offers individual therapy to adults using a combination of Client-Centered, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy approaches. She specializes particularly in anxiety, stress, adjustment issues, and First Responders; she is a Certified First Responder Counselor.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • ComPsych
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente (Northwest)
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Pacific Source
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence BlueCross BlueShield
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare West (HealthNet)
  • Trillium


  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Faith-Based Treatment
  • Mindfulness


  • First Responders
  • Men
  • Women


  • English



Please call us at 503-439-9531 to schedule an appointment with Serita Backstrand.

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