Dr. Brian L. Imber
Psychotherapist - PhD
Dr. Imber is a licensed Psychotherapist and Neurotherapist. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LH61027314) in the state of Washington and in process of being licensed as a Psychologist in the state of Washington and state of California. Dr. Imber practices the contemporary model of psychotherapy called, “Transtheroretical/Intergrative”. This is an approach that seeks the best of what each psychotherapeutic system has to offer.
My training is in multiple systems of psychotherapy: Psychodynamic, Interpersonal, Family Systems, Cognitive-behavioral, EMDR and Exposure, Emotionally-focused, and Person-centered holistic therapies. These approaches have very good evidence to be effective for stress management, trauma, and multiple other mental health issues.
Dr. Imber completed his PhD and MA in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Applied Psychophysiology He also earned an MBA. His clinical internship experience was completed at Brain Health Northwest, a private practice in Seattle, WA working with clinical and forensic clients applying psychotherapies and clinical training in neurofeedback, biofeedback, and other neurotherapies. His published dissertation thesis was testing a novel therapy he created that combines a stress management therapy with biofeedback and received the award of Distinctive Dissertations. Dr. Imber is Board Certified in Neurofeedback and Biofeedback. He is additionally trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), and Virtual Reality Therapy.
Skills and Expertise
Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
Attention Deficit (ADHD)
Mindfulness based therapy
Testing and Evaluation
Child or Adolescent
Trauma and PTSD
Traumatic Brain Injury
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy
Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
Person Centered Therapy
Psychological Testing and Evaluation
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)
Family Systems Therapy