Christiane Brems

Christiane Brems

Ph.D., ABPP 
Office: 190 SE 8th Ave, Suite 260; Hillsboro, OR 97123
Phone: 907 786 1711
Email: cbrems@pacificu.edu
Website: http://pacificu.reachlocal.net/spp/

Biography

Licensures and Certifications
  • Board Certification in Clinical Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP #5120), August 1998
  • Certified Imagery Guide by the Academy for Guided Imagery, San Rafael, CA, December 1999
  • Licensed Psychologist – State of Alaska, #AA306, September 1989 and State of Oklahoma, #527, September 1988
Interests
  • Research Interests: health promotion and disease prevention; rural health care challenges and disparities; research and clinical ethics
  • Specializations: guided imagery and yoga; child clinical work; understanding and treatment of substance use disorders and comorbidities; nutrition as related to emotional, mental, and physical health  

Education

  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 1987
  • M.S., Psychology with Mental Health Specialty, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 1984
  • B.A., Psychology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 1984
  • Certified Yoga Instructor, RYT-200, Inner Dance Yoga Studio, Anchorage, Alaska, 2010

Research Interests

Brems, C., Barnett, J. D., Cress-Parret, V., Metzger, J. S., & Johnson, M. E. (in press). Alternative and complementary treatment needs and experiences of women with breast cancer. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine.

Johnson, M. E., Brems, C., Hanson, B. L., Corey, S. L., Eldridge, G. D., & Mitchell, K. (in press). Conducting ethical research with correctional populations: Do researchers and IRB members know the federal regulations? Research Ethics.

Brems, C., Johnson, M. E., Metzger, J. S., & Dewane, S. L. (in press). College students' knowledge about fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Journal of Population Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology.

Roberts, L. W. (Ed.), Brems, C., Johnson, M.E., & Smikowski, J. (2013).Community-based participatory research for improved mental health care: A manual for clinicians and researchers.New York: Springer.

Johnson, M. E., Hanson, B. L., Metzger, J. S., Brems, C., & Dewane, S. L. (2012). Changes in sexual activity following substance dependence treatment.Journal of Substance Use, 17, 340-347.

Eldridge, G. D., Robinson, R. V., Corey, S., Brems, C., & Johnson, M. E. (2012). Ethical challenges in conducting HIV/AIDS research in correctional settings. Journal of Correctional Health Care, 18, 1-10.

Brems, C., Boschma-Wynn, R., Dewane, S. Edwards, A., & Robinson, R. V. (2011). Prevention of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: Educational needs in academia. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 55, 15-37.

Chipp, C., Dewane, S., Brems, C., Johnson, M. E., Warner, T. D., & Roberts, L. (2011). "If only someone had told me…": Lessons from rural providers. Journal of Rural Health, 27, 122-130.

Eldridge, G. E., Johnson, M. E., Brems, C., & Corey, S. L. (2011). Ethical challenges in conducting psychiatric or mental health research in correctional settings. American Journal of Bioethics - Primary Research, 2, 42-51.

Brems, C., Boschma-Wynn, R., Dewane, S. Edwards, A., & Robinson, R. V. (2010).Training needs of healthcare providers related to centers for disease control and prevention core competencies for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Journal of Population Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology, 17, e405-e417.

Brems, C., Johnson, M. E., Roberts, L. W., & Warner, T. D. (2010). Healthcare providers' reports of perceived stigma associated with HIV and AIDS in rural and urban communities. Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Sciences, 9, 356-361.

Chipp, C. L., Corey, S., Johnson, M. E., & Brems, C. (2010). Health risk factors in an adolescent psychiatric residential treatment facility. Residential Treatment for Children & Youth, 27, 314-325.

Johnson, M. E., Robinson, R. V., Corey, S., Dewane, S. L., Brems, C., & Casto, D. (2010). Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of health, education, and service professionals as related to fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. International Journal of Public Health, 55, 627-635. [Editor's Choice]

Brems, C., & Johnson, M.E. (2009).Self care in the context of threats of violence or self-harm from clients. In E. R. Welfel & J. Worth (Eds.), The duty to protect: Ethical, legal, and professional considerations in risk assessment and intervention. (pp. 211-228).Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Brems, C., Dewane, S., Johnson, M. E., & Eldridge, G. D. (2009). Brief motivational interventions for HIV/STI risk reduction among individuals receiving alcohol detoxification. AIDS Education and Prevention, 2, 397-414.

Smikowski, J., Dewane, S., Johnson, M.E., Brems, C. Bruss, C., & Roberts, L.W. (2009). Community-based participatory research for improved mental health. Ethics and Behavior, 19, 461-478.

Brems, C. (2008). Comprehensive guide to child psychotherapy and counseling (3rd edition). Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press.

Chipp, C., Johnson, M. E., Brems, C., Warner, T. D., & Roberts, L. W. (2008). Adaptations to healthcare barriers as reported by rural and urban providers. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 19, 532-549.

Johnson, M. E., Chipp, C., Neal, D. B., & Brems, C. (2008). Receiver operating characteristics for the BSI Depression, Paranoid Ideation and Psychoticism scales in a large sample of clinical inpatients. Psychological Reports, 102, 695-705.

Roberts, L. W., Johnson, M. E., Brems, C., & Warner, T. D. (2008). When providers and patients come from different backgrounds: Perceived value of additional training on ethical care practices. Transcultural Psychiatry, 45, 553-565.