Jamie Olson Workman, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist who provides therapeutic services for children, adolescents, and adults in individual, family, and couples settings. Dr. Workman also conducts psychological evaluations for children and adults seeking diagnostic clarity, prompt report-writing, and thorough recommendations. Dr. Workman has an eclectic theoretical orientation based strongly in cognitive-behavioral theory. Her therapy often follows a paradigm consistent with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Overall, she emphasizes research-based techniques with flexibility related to each client’s presenting difficulties. She uses a client-focused framework and strives to help each client achieve their personal goals and make progress in the areas that are most important to them.
Evaluations conducted by Dr. Workman most often include testing for children and adults assessing a variety of presenting problems, such as attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, learning disorders, early kindergarten placement, intellectual disabilities, personality structure, and disability qualification. Dr. Workman’s therapeutic focus also addresses multiple concerns including but not limited to anxiety, depression, adjustment problems, attention problems, behavior problems, parent training, grief, relationship difficulties, and divorce and co-parenting.
Dr. Workman earned her B.A. in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. During graduate school, Dr. Workman conducted research projects focusing on individuals’ thought processes related to anxiety. Her dissertation examined child social anxiety and the importance of parental behaviors and teacher-child relationships. Through her education and practical experience, Dr. Workman has had the opportunity to work with people suffering from varied diagnoses and severity. The majority of her experience has been in a general outpatient setting conducting therapy and testing with adults and children.
Dr. Workman is a licensed Psychologist accredited by the North Carolina Psychology Board. She is also a member of the American Psychological Association and the North Carolina Psychological Association.
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Greensboro,
2009 - Clinical Psychology
M.A., University of North Carolina, Greensboro,
2006 - Clinical Psychology
B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill,
2003 - Major: Psychology
Licensure & Certifications
NC Licensed Psychological Associate
Member, American Psychological Association and the North Carolina Psychological Association
Psychologist, Counseling Services, Inc.
August 2009 to Present
Instructor of Undergraduate Course,
Westminister Presbyterian College
Outpatient Therapist and Psychological Examiner, Valley Mental Health
Salt Lake City, UT
September 2008 to August 2009
Instructor of Undergraduate Courses,
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Summer 2007 and Summer 2006
Teaching Assistant for Undergraduate Courses, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Fall, 2003 to May, 2008
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
August 2003 to August 2009
Gazelle, H., Workman, J. O. & Allan, W.D. (in press) Anxious Solitude and Clinical Disorders in Middle Childhood: Bridging Developmental and Clinical Approaches to Childhood Social Anxiety. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychology.
Silvia, P. J., Allan, W.E., Beauchamp, D., Maschauer, E., & Workman, J.O. (2006) Biased recognition of happy facial expressions in social anxiety. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 25, 6, 588-602.
Allan, W.D., & Workman, J.O. (2006). [Review of the book PMT: Empirical Evidence and Clinical Pragmatics.] PsycCRITIQUES, 51, 2.
Allan, W.D., & Workman, J.O. (2005). [Review of the book
A Decade of Child Anxiety: The Basics and Treatment Innovation.] PsycCRITIQUES, 50, 13.
To contact Dr. Workman call (919) 493-2674 extension 120 and leave a confidential message clearly stating your name and phone number. She will return your call as soon as possible.
Dr. Workman’s office bills health insurance directly for your convenience. Dr. Workman is in network for many insurance companies including: Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Magellan, Medicaid, and Medicare.