Cognitive Behavior Associates Welcomes Megan L. Wagner, Ph.D., BCB

Psychologist Adding BioFeedback to List of Treatment Programs

(Beverly Hills, CA) July 20, 2016 - Cognitive Behavior Associates (CBA) is pleased to announce that Megan L. Wagner, Ph.D., BCB has joined the practice, adding Biofeedback to its list of services. Biofeedback is empirically supported for anxiety reduction as well as managing chronic pain including headache pain (migraine, tension, and mixed), temporomandibular disorder (TMD), and other chronic pain conditions.

“I am very excited to welcome Dr. Wagner to CBA,” said Dr. Joel Becker founder and director of Cognitive Behavior Associates. “She provides a great blend of clinical education with a strong commitment to providing the leading technology in patient care.”

Dr. Wagner will join CBA as a Staff Psychologist instituting the biofeedback treatment program, as well as further develop the practice’s existing chronic pain management program by incorporating Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Dr. Wagner received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from George Mason University, and Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a concentration in Biological & Evolutionary Sciences from the Schreyer Honors College at Penn State University. She later completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the VA Loma Linda Healthcare System, where she received specialized training in Clinical Health Psychology, focusing on understanding and treating problems related to the complex interrelationships of mental and physical health. She is board certified by the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance.

For information on the practice or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Megan Wagner, please call (310) 858-3831.

 

ABOUT COGNITIVE BEHAVIOR ASSOCIATES:

Cognitive Behavior Associates, founded and directed by Joel L. Becker, Ph.D., is one of the largest cognitive behavior therapy practices in southern California. We specialize in short-term, problem-focused therapy. Our cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) treatments are individualized for a full range of psychological disorders.

All of our clinicians are licensed to practice in the state of California and practice the most current treatments supported by empirical research. Each clinician differs in areas of expertise and interest, and these factors are taken into account when matching a client with a clinician.

It is our philosophy that a patient who is well-informed about their disorder will be more successful in therapy.

We try to make use of a collaborative relationship between the client and the therapist, as well as consultation with all other health care providers. Being as clear as possible about what treatment will consist of allows us to provide the best quality services to each of our clients.