Dr. Ogren is a post-doctoral fellow at ELEOS Psychology Center working closely under the supervision of Dr. Elizabeth Wagner. In his work with individuals and families, Dr. Ogren prioritizes building a strong relationship through sincere interest, deep listening, and a devoted presence. Warm compassion, collaboration, and curiosity are cornerstones of his work as he seeks to help people thrive in their relationships and experience healthy emotional expression. As a parent and a psychologist he has a passion for helping parents connect with and care well for their children amidst the joys and challenges parenting brings. Dr. Ogren has extensive experience working with teens, young adults and adults.
Dr. Ogren utilizes psychodynamic theory and treatment at the foundation of his work while incorporating many other evidence-based treatments including:
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Dialectic Behavior Therapy (DBT)
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Exposure and Response Prevention (E/RP)
- Comprehensive Behavioral Interventions for Tics (CBIT)
Additionally, he integrates emotion-focused techniques (EFT) as well as mindfulness-based interventions (MBCT) to help individuals feel more grounded yet fully alive in their experience. A common thread amongst these therapies is their emphasis on the centrality of relationships for well-being. He desires to be responsive to the needs of those he counsels while offering tools and techniques that can be employed long after the conclusion of treatment.
He specializes in treating the following:
- Identity Issues
- Relationship Issues
- Adjustment difficulties
- Academic Concerns
- Behavior difficulties
- Family conflict
- Substance abuse/addiction
Dr. Ogren has experience working with:
- Preschool age children (3-5 years old)
- School age children (6-10 years old)
- Preteens (11-12 years old)
- Teenagers (13-17 years old)
- Young adults (18- 21 years old)
- Adults (21-64 years old)
Dr. Ogren earned a doctorate in clinical psychology from Rosemead School of Psychology in Los Angeles, California. He has worked in a variety of settings including university counseling centers, public schools, and psychiatric hospitals. He has a special interest and experience in spirituality receiving an M.A (2010) in Spiritual Formation. He also has strong interest in addiction treatment, men’s issues, developmental psychology, family systems, and multi-cultural issues.