Dr. Belcher is an expert in the treatment of depression, anxiety, and adjustment to medical illness. She provides services to adults using a cognitive behavioral perspective that includes newer evidence-based therapies, specifically Motivational Interviewing (MI), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and mindfulness-based approaches. She is also certified in treatments for OCD (Exposure and Response Prevention) and PTSD (exposure therapy). Her therapeutic approach emphasizes the client’s values and goals in developing a treatment plan that identifies challenges and motives for behavior change. Dr. Belcher received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Delaware. She completed her predoctoral residency in Behavioral Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine and a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in Behavioral Medicine and Rehab Psychology at Geisinger Medical Center. She has published extensively in peer-reviewed academic journals in the areas of emotions, couples, and stress and coping. Her research has been recognized and supported by academic institutions, medical centers, and research facilities, including the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She is a frequent speaker at both national professional meetings and local community events.