Jayson L. Mystkowski, Ph.D.

aSSOCIATE CLINICAL DIRECTOR

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Dr. Jayson L. Mystkowski received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from UCLA and his B.A. in Psychology from Northwestern University. At UCLA, where he is currently an Associate Clinical Professor, Dr. Mystkowski acquired a strong foundation in the application of behavior theories to the understanding and treatment of anxiety disorders, and has published several papers on this topic. His clinical training is diverse, with time spent on anxiety treatment studies at UCLA, practicum and post-doctoral training at the West LA VA, an internship at UCLA Student Psychological Services, and a Psychological Assistant under Dr. Joel Becker, before becoming Associate Clinical Director of Cognitive Behavior Associates in December, 2005.

While trained as a generalist, Dr. Mystkowski mainly practices within a cognitive-behavioral (CBT) framework, including mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) and compassion-focused therapy (CFT), specializing in the treatment of adults with anxiety (e.g., panic, worry, phobias, OCD, and PTSD) and mood disorders (e.g., depression), relational problems, and phase of life transitions. In addition, he has training in the psychological treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), insomnia, and bipolar disorder, as well as an extensive background working with LGBT clients. Dr. Mystkowski currently has openings for adult individual therapy clients and has flexible hours (including evenings). Dr. Mystkowski is a Diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, certified as a Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist.

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Click here to see Dr. Mystkowski's article on CBT for Panic Disorder.

Click here to see Dr. Mystkowski's article on CBT for Panic Disorder.

Click here to see Dr. Mystkowski's book chapter on problems with phobia treatment.

Click here to see Dr. Mystkowski's book chapter on problems with phobia treatment.

Click here to see Dr. Mystkowski's book chapter on improving phobia treatment

Click here to see Dr. Mystkowski's book chapter on improving phobia treatment

Dr. Jayson Mystkowski gives a brief introduction of himself, as well as his state-of-the-art CBT program for the treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome called "Going Well".

Dr. Jayson Mystkowski provides a description of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and some of the symptoms associated with IBS. He also discusses how the latest research has led to a CBT treatment program for IBS.

Dr. Jayson Mystkowski introduces our new specialized treatment program for Irritable Bowel Syndrome called "Going Well".