MA, MFT, ATR
Danielle is the Director of the Portland OCD and Anxiety Center, is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of Oregon. She received her Master’s Degree in Marriage Family Counseling (w/Art Therapy) in 2000 from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California.
Danielle has been working exclusively with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related Anxiety-Based disorders since 2002. In 2007, Danielle founded the specialized private practice, Portland OCD and Anxiety Center. Prior to this, she worked and trained for 5 years at the nationally recognized OCD Center of Los Angeles, a highly focused outpatient psychotherapy program. Here she worked as a therapist treating adults, adolescents, and children suffering from OCD and related Anxiety-Based conditions. In addition, Danielle led ongoing therapy/support groups. These groups included the treatment of Trichotillomania, Skin Picking Disorder, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, OCD, Generalized Anxiety, Social Anxiety, and Hypochondria.
Before focusing on OCD, Danielle worked as a therapist at the Help Group in Culver City and Sherman Oaks, California. There she provided counseling in non-public schools for children and adolescents with Anxiety, Phobias, Asperger’s, Autism, and Learning Disabilities. Danielle also co-founded, the Social Circle, a therapy group which provided social skills training to children with Asperger’s and Autism. Previous experience also includes work as a therapist at the Child and Family Guidance Center in Northridge, CA and Hathaway Child and Family Center in Sylmar, CA.
Danielle is a long standing professional member of the Trichotillomania Learning Center (TLC) and the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF). She has also given presentations on Children and Adolescents with OCD and Anxiety.
Dr. Erin Headley
LPC, LCAT, ATCS
Dr. Headley is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Board Certified Art Therapist, supervisor, researcher, and educator who has dedicated her career to the treatment of OCD and related disorders. Erin received her Doctorate and Master's degrees in Art Therapy and Counseling from Mount Mary University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Before joining the Portland OCD and Anxiety Center, Erin worked at the residential OCD treatment centers for adults and teens at Rogers Memorial Hospital in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, a national leader in the treatment of OCD. Erin has over ten years of experience treating OCD in residential and outpatient settings, and has received extensive training in evidence-based treatments such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), exposure and response prevention (ERP), and habit reversal training (HRT). She has additional experience treating co-occurring OCD and eating disorders with an Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size (HAES) framework.
Outside of her work with clients, Erin is actively engaged in the OCD community and is particularly passionate about raising awareness of OCD. Most people with OCD wait over a decade between symptom onset and receiving evidence-based treatment. Erin is committed to reducing this unacceptable gap in treatment and challenging stereotypes associated with OCD through her research on OCD and advocacy, presentations at national conferences, and collaborations with the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF). She also holds professional memberships with IOCDF and the TLC Foundation for body-focused repetitive disorders.
Prior to specializing in OCD, Erin worked with military veterans at the VA Hospital, adults with special needs at a Goodwill Industries day program, and bereaved families at a non-profit grief support center.