Celeste Flachsbart joined the doctor of psychology program as an assistant professor of clinical psychology in 2014. In the three years prior she worked as a licensed psychologist working with children and adolescents at Sundstrom Clinical Services in Clackamas, Oregon. Flachsbart completed an American Psychological Association-accredited postdoctoral fellowship at Oregon Health & Science University’s Child Development and Rehabilitation Center, specializing in the evaluation and treatment of children with autism spectrum disorder and related disorders. Flachsbart also completed an APA-accredited internship in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology at Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City, Mo.
She holds doctorate and master’s degrees in clinical psychology from George Fox’s Graduate Department of Clinical Psychology and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Oregon State University. Celeste is also board-certified by the American Board of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. Primary research interests are regarding autism spectrum disorders and pediatric psychology.