Dr. Hunter Hansen

Dr. Hansen is a licensed clinical psychologist (Texas), licensed marriage and family therapist (California), and Certified Prolonged Exposure Therapist. She collaboratively guides her clients in meeting their goals with interventions rooted in evidence-based theory proven to be effective. Dr. Hansen utilizes empirically-supported treatments such as Prolonged Exposure (PE), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), CBT for Insomnia, CBT for chronic pain, and Trauma-Focused CBT.

Dr. Hansen enlisted in the U.S. Navy from September 2001 – September 2005 deploying three times in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. She completed an APA-Accredited internship at the Northern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System. Dr. Hansen also completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in collaboration with the South Texas Research Organizational Network Guiding Studies on Trauma and Resilience (STRONG STAR) and the Consortium to Alleviate PTSD (CAP), which is a multidisciplinary research consortium consisting of the world’s leading PTSD experts and was formed to develop the most efficacious treatments for PTSD and co-morbid disorders (e.g., chronic pain, traumatic brain injury) for active duty service members and veterans. Dr. Hansen has experience with and is passionate about working with active duty service members, veterans, and their families.

Education

  • Doctor of Psychology (PsyD), Clinical Psychology - California School of Professional Psychology

  • Master of Arts (MA), Marriage and Family Therapy - Chapman University

  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology San Diego State University​