Greg Thorkelson

Psychiatrist, MD

Verified by Psychology Today
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Greg Thorkelson

Psychiatrist, MD

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

The Nexus Group, PC
5725 Forward Avenue
Suite 401
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(724) 390-0143
Offers online therapy

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About

Dr. Thorkelson is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine at The University of Pittsburgh. He completed his adult residency training at Temple University and his child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at The University of Pittsburgh where he continued on in three roles: As Associate Medical Director at the Center for Integrative Medicine, as a staff psychiatrist at the John Merck Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders, and through the Visceral Inflammation and Pain (VIP) Center in the Department of Gastroenterology. Dr. Thorkelson specializes in the treatment of anxiety, mood disorders, autism, and ADHD.
Dr. Thorkelson has completed additional clinical training in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction with Jon-Kabat Zinn, PhD, and Saki Santorelli, EdD. He has advanced training and clinical experience with both Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and hypnotherapy, and studied advanced nutrient therapies under Dr. William Walsh.
He has written two book chapters, co-authored nearly two-dozen publications, and has provided expert opinion for media outlets from Today.com to Men's Health Magazine. As founder of The Nexus Group, Dr. Thorkelson continues to teach residents, fellows, and medical students at the University of Pittsburgh.

Finances

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • Highmark
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Optum
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
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Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 11 Years
  • License: Pennsylvania / MD443605
  • Board Certification: Adult and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Location

The Nexus Group, PC
5725 Forward Avenue
Suite 401
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(724) 390-0143
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
Issues
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child
  • Chronic Pain
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Medication Management
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • School Issues
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Biofeedback
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • EMDR
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Integrative
  • MBSR
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
Modality
  • Individuals

Links

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Last Modified: 27 Jun 2020
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Greg Thorkelson

Psychiatrist, MD