Behavior Therapy Center of Tacoma

Neil M. Kirkpatrick, Ph.D. – Clinical Director

            Dr. Kirkpatrick completed his Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of Vermont, internship at the Morrison Center for Children and Families in Oregon, and a two-year post-doctoral fellowship at the Evidence Based Treatment Centers of Seattle (EBTCS) where he focused on DBT and exposure therapies with children and adults with anxiety disorders. Dr. Kirkpatrick has 21 years experience working with individuals and families in outpatient, inpatient, forensic, and community mental health settings. Dr. Kirkpatrick serves as the clinical director and a therapist at BTCT, staff psychologist at EBTCS, clinical faculty at the University of Washington, consultant to the CARE Clinic at the University of Washington’s Experimental Education Unit, and co-clinical director of Take Root, an international organization of formerly abducted children. Dr. Kirkpatrick also enjoys presenting workshops and trainings in delivering evidence based treatments to a variety of clinical populations.


2111 N. 30th Street, Tacoma WA  
(253) 212-0750  Fax (253) 507-4613