Elaine Bruckner, PhD
Dr. Elaine Bruckner utilizes evidence-based approaches in the treatment of anxiety and anxiety-related disorders. She specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for anxiety disorders (Panic Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Social Phobia, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Specific Phobias), anxiety-spectrum disorders (Health/Illness Anxiety, Trichotillomania), depression, and eating and health-related problems. She has extensive training and experience in treating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder with Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), a specialized type of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. Additionally, Dr. Bruckner has expertise in the treatment of co-occurring anxiety and eating-related symptoms. Integrating acceptance and mindfulness skills into therapy, Dr. Bruckner works to create a safe, inclusive, and collaborative relationship with her clients in order to assist them in learning the skills and tools necessary to meet their goals and to achieve meaningful behavior change.
Dr. Bruckner received her Masters and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School. She completed her clinical internship at the University of Chicago Medical Center and a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cognitive Therapy from the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Cognitive Therapy. Dr. Bruckner is an adjunct Assistant Professor at Bowling Green State University and is a supervisor for graduate students in Clinical Psychology. She works with adolescents and adults and accepts some insurance.
Dr. Bruckner is a member of the following organizations: The American Psychological Association, The Ohio Psychological Association, The Anxiety and Depression Association of America, The International OCD Foundation, and The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.