Bruce J. Tapper, Ph.D.

Bruce J. Tapper Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist licensed to practice in the state of Washington. He has been in private practice in Port Townsend since 1995. He has previously served as Director of Crisis Intervention at California Youth Authority, the Director of Adolescent Treatment at a private psychiatric hospital, and supervising psychologist at an outpatient chemical dependency program in Orange County, California. He has been on the medical staff of several inpatient psychiatric hospitals and inpatient chemical dependency programs. He has extensive training and practice in cognitive behavioral psychotherapy and performing neurological evaluations. He has courtesy medical staff privileges at Jefferson Healthcare Center.




  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, University of Southern California, 1975
  • BA in Psychology, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1969
  • Memberships:

       American Psychological Association, 1977 to present

       National Register of Health Care Providers in Psychology, 1978 to present.

  • Specializations:

       Cognitive-behavioral therapy for Depression, Anxiety and Panic Disorders.

       Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders

       Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

       Psychological testing, Educational testing

       Neuropsychological evaluations

       Assessment of ADHD

       Disability evaluations








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