Dr. Bergkamp is currently core faculty in the Clinical Psychology Department at Antioch University Seattle and clinical faculty in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington. He is also the director of the Decoloniality and Social Privilege Awareness Initiative at Antioch University.
He is currently licensed as a psychologist and mental health counselor in Washington State. He earned both a master’s degree in family therapy and a doctorate degree in clinical psychology from Antioch University Seattle. He was trained in forensic and neuropsychology and has worked in the Washington State Department of Corrections, and, most recently, as a forensic evaluator at the Center for Forensic Services at Western State Hospital. In addition, Dr. Bergkamp was a research fellow with the American Psychological Association studying cultural competency and minority health disparities.
Dr. Bergkamp is currently involved in ongoing research regarding cultural competency training both in clinical psychology education as well as consultation with state agencies on implementing cultural competency in large organizations. He is also fostering a project in collaboration with Puget Sound Law to provide exceptional hardship evaluations for immigrants facing deportation.
Dr. Bergkamp’s other research interests include qualitative methodology, telehealth implementation, the formation of identity in social media, and the use of “Big Data” derived from Internet usage trends.