David A. Myers, Ph.D.


Married to Margaret J. Myers for 47 years

5 Adult Children

10 Grandchildren

Professional Experience

Adjunct Professor, School of Medicine, Division of Management,

MBA in Health Care Management Program,

Oregon Health & Science University

1998-2009, Kaiser Permanente Northwest

Director of Mental Health Department


1992-1997,  United Behavioral Systems,

A subsidiary of UnitedHealthCare Corporation

Clinical Director for UBS Clinic in Portland, Oregon


Sept.,1996—Dec.,1996, University of Portland

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Instructor: Marriage and Family Counseling


1973-1999, Clinical and Consulting Psychologist in Private Practice

Portland, Oregon

Individual, couples and group therapy


Neurolinguistic Programming (master practitioner)

Forensic Assessment

Forensic Hypnosis Investigation

Expert Witness Testimony

Personality Assessment

Specialist in treating PTSD

Sports Psychology

Performance Enhancement Consultation

Crisis Intervention Team of Portland Police Department

Seminars and Workshops

Consultation with state and federal judges re: sentencing of offenders


1993-1995  Portland State University

Summer Institute:

 Two day course on “Brief Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress disorder”


1985-1991  Oregon Psychiatric Security Review Board (PSRB)

Board Member and Chairman of the Board

A PSRB member is a quasi-judicial position

responsible for custody and release decisions regarding persons

who had successfully used the insanity defense in Oregon.




1987 – 1992  Portland Trailblazers NBA Basketball Team

Team’s Sports Psychologist


1978 – 1979 Lewis & Clark Law School


- Co-Instructor with Jeff Rogers:  Psychology and Law


1973-1974 Providence Medical Center, Mental Health Services

Chief Psychologist


1972 to 1977 University of Portland

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Taught: Psychology of Dangerousness, Psychology and Law,

Psychology and Corrections


1971-1973 Multnomah County Diagnostic Center

Staff Psychologist



1971 University of Portland, Doctorate  of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Clinical Psychology


1970-1971 Portland VA Hospital and OHSU Department of Psychiatry

Clinical Psychology Doctoral Internship Program


1970 University of Portland, Master of Arts Degree (MA)

Clinical Psychology


1966, University of San Francisco, Bachelor of Science Degree (BS)

Psychology Major

Community and Professional Activities


Psychiatric Security Review Board, 1985-1991

Chairperson, Advisory Board of Rutgers University Research Project,

The Probation Development Project, 1984-1986.

Member of Multnomah County Advisory Board for

Corrections Classification System, 1981-1982.

Oregon Governor’s Task Force on Corrections, member of

Subcommittee on judiciary, 1977.  This committee

designed the Oregon PSRB.

Oregon Criminal Justice Counsel,  1989

Oregon Academy of Professional Psychologists, President, 1978-1979.

Oregon Psychological Association, Board of Directors, 1984-1985.

Oregon Psychological Association, Member of Executive Board, 1977-1978.

Portland Psychological Association, President, 1975-1976.

Alternate Inn, Half-Way House for Offenders, Board of Directors, 1975-1976.