Associate Clinic Director
BA, University of Wyoming
PhD, University of Kansas
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Stanford University
Treatment focus: Depression, anxiety, stress and related difficulties, couples therapy, PTSD/trauma, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dana Steidtmann, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and senior instructor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Her clinical internship was completed at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System and she completed Postdoctoral Fellowship at Stanford University. Dr. Steidtmann uses evidence-based psychotherapies to work with adults experiencing depression, anxiety, stress and related difficulties. Dr. Steidtmann also provides psychotherapy for couples. Her research interests focus on strategies for making mental health treatments more effective, accessible and affordable. In her spare time, Dr. Steidtmann enjoys skiing, hiking, spending time with her family and seeing live music.
Recent Research and Publications:
Vaks, Y.,* Bensen, R.,* Steidtmann, D.,* Wang, T.D., Zulman, D., Malcolm, E & Milstein, A. (2016). Better health, less spending: Redesigning the transition from pediatric to adult healthcare for youth with chronic illness. Healthcare: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation, 4(1), 57-68. PMID: 27001100 *Denotes equal contribution
Laws, H. B., Constantino, M. J., Sayer, A. G., Klein, D. N., Kocsis, J. H., Manber, R., Markowitz, J. C., Rothbaum, B. O., Steidtmann, D., Thase, M. E., & Arnow, B. A. (2016). Convergence in Patient-Therapist Therapeutic Alliance Ratings and Its Relation to Outcome in Chronic Depression Treatment. Psychotherapy Research, 1, 1-15. PMID: 26829714
Arnow, B.A. & Steidtmann, D. Harnessing the potential of the therapeutic alliance. (2014). World Psychiatry, 13(3), 238-240. PMID: 25273288.