Dr. Strassberg is a licensed psychologist specializing in stress resilience. He earned his doctorate in Clinical and Developmental Psychology from Vanderbilt University in 1992; was then a faculty member in the nationally ranked Psychology Department of The State University of New York- Stony Brook; then moved to Oregon and established a private practice in the Portland area.
Dr. Strassberg has had a career-long interest in stress and coping, beginning with graduate school work on the inter-relations of parents' problem-solving difficulties, harsh discipline, and child behavior problems. His work assessing and intervening with high-conflict families evolved into assisting parents to manage stress during and after divorce, both in their personal and working lives. He brings this expertise to his Collaborative Divorce cases, in which he acts as both a child specialist and a parent coach.
Dr. Strassberg is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Psychological Association, the Oregon Psychological Association, the International Association of Collaborative Professionals, and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.