Suzanne Best Is a Clinical Psychologist Licensed in Oregon and Washington with Over 20 Years’ Experience Providing Forensic Services, Psychotherapy, and Instruction with Extensive Expertise in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Other Trauma Related Conditions.
After a decade of developing and directing research with combat veterans, first responders, and civilian trauma survivors at the University of California, San Francisco and the San Francisco VA Medical Center, I relocated to Portland, Oregon where I specialize in the evaluation and treatment of individuals exposed to trauma, in addition to continued research, writing, and teaching.
Conducting in-depth psychological evaluations and offering attorney consultation and expert witness services in criminal, civil, immigration, employment, and disability cases
Specializing in the treatment of PTSD and associated conditions, my approach to treatment is cognitive-behavioral which research has shown to be the most effective technique for addressing problems related to trauma, anxiety, and depression.
Veterans & First Responders
Providing culturally competent services including evaluations, debriefings, treatment, and trainings to Veterans and First Responders.
Workshops & Trainings
Offering trainings and workshops for a variety of professionals including attorneys, mental health providers, first responders, veterans’ organizations, and community agencies.