Debra Lee Kaysen Ph.D. Accepting new patients

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Psychology, Women's health




Debra Lee Kaysen, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist who cares for patients who have anxiety disorders, mood disorders, substance use disorders and depression.

Dr. Kaysen earned her Ph.D. from the University of Missouri, Columbia, and completed her internship and a fellowship in addictions at the University of Washington, Seattle. She is board-certified in cognitive and behavioral psychology.

Dr. Kaysen’s clinical interests include post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, substance use disorders, panic, generalized anxiety disorders, women's mental health and gay, lesbian and bisexual mental health. Her research interests include post-traumatic stress disorder, cognitive therapy, alcohol use, marijuana use, women's mental health and global mental health.

Dr. Kaysen is a professor in the UW Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences. Her teaching interests include child psychiatry didactics, cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders and treatment of post-traumatic stress.

Personal Interests

In addition to caring for her patients, Dr. Kaysen enjoys cooking, traveling, playing with her dogs, reading, and being with friends and family.
Psychiatry Clinic (Outpatient) at UWMC-Roosevelt

Psychiatry Clinic (Outpatient) at UWMC-Roosevelt

4225 Roosevelt Way NE, 3rd Floor, Ste. 306 Seattle, WA 98105


Care for substance abuse and addiction, Consultation and Telepsychiatry, Depression and other mood disorders treatment, Diagnostic consultations and second opinions

UW - Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Fellowship, 2006, Addiction Psychiatry

UW - Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Internship, 2003, Clinical Psychology

Univ. of Missouri

Medical education, 2003

Univ. of Missouri-Dept. of Psychology

Internship, 1997, Clinical Psychology


Board Certifications
  • Psychology, 2014, American Board of Professional Psychology