Dr. Erika Doty, Psy.D.
Founder & Owner
Dr. Erika Doty, Psy.D., earned her clinical psychology doctorate from George Fox University. Her APA internship was at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, MO, specializing in behavioral pediatrics with Dr. Edward Christophersen.
During her time at Children’s Mercy Hospital, Dr. Doty received in-depth training and mentorship in behavioral pediatrics under Dr. Edward Christophersen, a pioneer in the field. She also gained expertise in comprehensive evaluations for ADHD and learning disorders.
Before joining Children’s Mercy Hospital, Dr. Doty underwent predoctoral training with children and adolescents at the CDRC at OHSU and Providence Medical Center.
Dr. Doty specializes in psychoeducational evaluations, assessing ADHD, learning disabilities, and neurodevelopmental concerns in children. She co-founded a pediatric psychology practice and Whole Child Collective to provide comprehensive services. With a background in children’s hospitals and multidisciplinary teams, she collaborates actively with medical providers. Dr. Doty’s interests include ADHD, learning disorders, anxiety assessment, and treatment, adopting a biopsychosocial approach. She utilizes empirically supported treatments like Parent Management Training, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT). In her leisure, she enjoys family time, exploring restaurants, and traveling.
Dr. Doty’s primary interests include the assessment of ADHD, learning disorders, and anxiety, and treatment of anxiety, habit disorders (i.e., tics), coping/adjustment to chronic illness, including gastroenterological difficulties, sleep concerns, and ADHD. She adopts a biopsychosocial approach to treatment, which allows families to explore many factors that may be related to their child’s emotional or behavioral difficulties. Her training also extends beyond the field of behavioral pediatrics; she implements brief, empirically supported treatments such as Parent Management Training, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT).
In her free time, Dr. Doty enjoys spending time with her family, friends, exploring new restaurants, and traveling.