Shriners Hospitals for Children — Portland

Bravery Ladder: Tool to Address Medical Anxiety

Catherine McClellan, PhD - Speaker Bio
Catherine McClellan, Ph.D., is the on-site pediatric psychologist at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Portland, and she works closely with care providers and the behavioral health team to provide emotional and behavioral support for patients. Dr. McClellan joins the Portland Shriners Hospital after her time at Metropolitan Pediatrics in Beaverton, Oregon, where she provided a broad range of assessment, triage and therapy services for pediatric patients.

Dr. McClellan is a licensed clinical psychologist who has worked extensively in health care settings as part of a multidisciplinary team. She graduated from Reed College, earned her doctorate from West Virginia University and completed her internship at Children’s Hospital of Orange County in Orange, California. Dr. McClellan completed her fellowship at University of South Carolina/Richland Children’s Hospital, Columbia, South Carolina.
  • Catherine McClellan, PhD,discusses her role in helping provide psychological support for children experiencing anxiety while receiving medical care.