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Barbara McCann, Ph.D., is a psychologist at Harborview and several UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics, the UW's Mental Health Counseling and Hypnosis Endowed Chair and a UW professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

Dr. McCann believes in helping patients identify their existing strengths and resources, and bringing these skills to bear on current problems.

Dr. McCann earned her Ph.D. at Rutgers. Her clinical interests include depression, anxiety and eating disorders. Her research interests include hypnosis as a catalyst for cognitive behavioral therapy. Her teaching interests include hypnosis in psychotherapy, cognitive behavior therapy and psychological interventions in medical settings.

Personal Interests

In addition to providing care to patients, Dr. McCann enjoys camping, hiking, gardening, knitting and philately.

Sleep Medicine Center at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 4th Floor Seattle, WA 98104


Behavioral healthcare, Behavioral insomnia care, Sleep medicine, Sleep surgery

Rutgers-State Univ. of New Jersey

Medical education, 1984

Western Psychiatric Institute

Internship, Clinical Psychology

Western Psychiatric Institute