Amy Amidon, PhD

Preferred Name: Amy

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

Dr. Amidon specializes in the treatment of trauma and related disorders, to include anxiety, depression, personality disorders, difficulties with emotional regulation, stress management, and self-esteem. She has extensive training in and expertise in evidence-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapies. She takes a strengths-based approach to working with individuals, using positive psychology and mindfulness concepts to build resiliency in her clients. Dr. Amidon stresses balanced living as a means of promoting improved quality of life, purpose and meaning, healthier relationships, and increased self-compassion. She balances meeting clients where they are at with utilizing warmth and encouragement to push them just past their comfort zone for optimal growth.

Education & Experience

-PhD in Counseling Psychology: University of Texas at Austin 2008 -Certified in: Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR); Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) -Trained in: Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE); Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT); Adaptive Disclosure Therapy (AD)

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

American Psychological Association, EMDRIA

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • First Responders
  • Group
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved
  • Veteran Center
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
  • Sliding Scale

Allegiance Pacific Source Tri-Care Out of Network Approved Provider