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Stacy Shaw Welch, PhD

Clinic director

Stacy Shaw Welch, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and serves as clinic director at Rogers Behavioral Health in Seattle. Dr. Welch provides supervision and training to all behavior specialists and therapists working in the partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient levels of care. She has extensive clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and adults with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety disorders, trauma (PTSD), depression, body focused repetitive behaviors, tic disorders, and Tourette Syndrome.

Dr. Welch received her Bachelor of Science from Occidental college and her master and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from the University of Washington. Dr. Welch is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Washington, where she teaches on child and adolescent anxiety and provides didactics. She also serves as a member of the honorary advisory cabinet at KCSARC (the King County Sexual Assault Resource Center), and on the advisory board of the MA program in applied child and adolescent psychology (prevention and treatment). She is a member of the International OCD Foundation, the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, The Trichotillomania Learning Center, the Tourette Association of America, the Washington State Psychological Association, and OCD Washington.

Prior to joining Rogers, Dr. Welch co-founded the Evidence Based Treatment Centers of Seattle, a large outpatient mental health center serving hundreds of outpatients which included anxiety, DBT, eating disorder and psychiatry services. During her 15 years there, she served in various roles, including Executive Director. She founded the Anxiety and Child Anxiety Centers, as well as one of the first intensive outpatient programs for pediatric OCD in the region. Dr. Welch has also been part of the faculty at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, where she worked in one of the largest studies on anxiety disorders in primary care to date (the CALM study).

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