Kathrine Bakke-Friedland, Ph.D. is a CBT clinician, supervisor and trainer with more than 20 years experience. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore in 1999, and completed her post-doctoral residency under the supervision of Dr. Allen Miller, now the CBT Program Director at the Beck Institute. During her tenure at WellSpan Behavioral Health in York, PA she divided her time between clinical work, supervision and training, and program development. She was on faculty of the APA- accredited CBT internship, and trained and supervised interns and post-docs. She developed and provided psychology services at WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital, where she also provided training and supervision to medical staff.

Dr. Bakke-Friedland has extensive experience in treating patients with medical conditions, functional somatic symptoms, addictions, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma and personality disorders. She dedicates much of her clinical work to marginalized populations, and often incorporates Motivational Interviewing, ACT and DBT with CBT.

Dr. Bakke-Friedland now works at Catosenteret, a medical rehabilitation center in Son, Norway, where she provides individual, family and group therapy to patients with a variety of rehabilitation needs. She specializes in the treatment of complex conditions and functional somatic symptoms/disorders. In addition to direct clinical services she also provides parent education, supervision, training, research and program development.