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Amy Pfeiffer, Psy. D

 

About Dr. Pfeiffer

Dr. Pfeiffer is a clinical psychologist who sees adult and older adolescent clients with a
variety of concerns. She approaches psychotherapy with respect for people’s inherent
dignity, values process as well as outcome, and attends to the client’s relational
experiences both in the therapy office and elsewhere.
  
 

Areas of Interest

  
Dr. Pfeiffer often uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques in her work, and her specialty areas include:
 
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Social anxiety
  • Academic perfectionism
  • Panic disorder
  • Phobias
  • Generalized anxiety
  • Scrupolosity and religious obsessions
  • Providing services for clergy and ministry professionals
  • Incorporating the client's spirituality into the therapy process

 


 

Education & Experience

Dr. Pfeiffer received her doctorate degree from Wheaton College, where she also earned a master’s degree in Christian theology. She completed a pre-doctoral internship in an inpatient psychiatric hospital, Mercy – Marian Center in Springfield, MO. She also completed a post-doctoral fellowship at St. Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute where she received specialized training in both the Center for OCD and Anxiety-Related Disorders (COARD) and the Program for Psychology and Religion.

 


 

Insurance & Payment

Dr. Pfeiffer is an in-network provider with Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, HealthLink, and Medicare; she also accepts self-pay clients.