Michele A. Bedard-Gilligan, Ph.D., M.S., is a licensed clinical psychologist. Dr. Bedard-Gilligan specializes in using empirically supported treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other anxiety disorders at the Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic and the Center for Pain Relief at the University of Washington Medical Center-Roosevelt, Seattle.
Dr. Bedard-Gilligan’s clinical interests include anxiety disorders, adjustment disorders, depressive disorders, domestic violence, health risk behaviors, obsessive compulsive and related disorders, pain, panic disorder, personality disorders, phobias, postpartum depression, stress related disorders, substance-related and addictive disorders, suicide, trauma, PTSD, disasters, anxiety disorders, stress related disorders and trauma. Her research is applied in nature and predominantly focuses on PTSD with specific emphases on its co-occurrence, and substance use disorders and on mechanisms of treatment and recovery.
Dr. Bedard-Gilligan is an assistant professor in the UW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
In addition to providing care to her patients, Dr. Bedard-Gilligan enjoys cooking, traveling, reading (mostly fiction) and spending time with her family.