Licensed Clinical Psychologist ~ (415) 272-3406

B.S., Psychology, University of Oregon, 6/93 – 12/96

Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, California Institute of Integral Studies, 9/98 – 6/03

Q.M.E., Qualified Medical Examiner, CA Department of Industrial Relations,  12/01/09

BIO:

Boukje Elisabeth Eerkens, Psy.D., QME (she/her/hers) has worked in intensive inpatient and outpatient settings since 1999 treating depression, anxiety, and PTSD.  She completed her internship with Community Institute of Psychotherapy in 2003 and did her post-doctoral training with Alta Bates Hospital Pain and Rehabilitation Consultants in 2004. From 2005 to 2007, Dr. Eerkens provided intensive psychoanalytic team-based psychotherapy for Boyer House Foundation. She has been in private practice for 20+ years with a focus on clinical health psychology, currently utilizing third-wave CBT, attachment sciences, and collaborative assessment to provide evidence-based treatment of stress, trauma, shame, chronic pain, occupational injury, and workplace health concerns.

Dr. Eerkens serves as a Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) for the California Department of Industrial Relations and as a Consulting Psychologist for the State of California PASRR program. She conducts immigration evaluations, qualified medical examinations, and therapeutic/psychodiagnostic assessments. She is a former Expert Reviewer for the Board of Psychology and maintains active interest in her professional memberships with CPA’s Division of Clinical Psychopharmacology; Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS); Society for Personality Assessment (SPA); and Society for Occupational Health Psychology (SOHP).  She is currently researching the impact of one’s neurobiological stress response system in the aftermath of a work injury utilizing the Adult Attachment Projective Picture System (AAP).

Contact:

mail@dreerkens.com

1050 Northgate Drive, Suite 12

San Rafael, CA 94903

415-272-3406