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Dr. Rogers earned his PhD in Psychology from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. He completed his clinical training at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN and the University of Chicago Medical Center in Chicago, IL. He provides psychotherapy for a wide range of conditions, with special interest in pediatric anxiety disorders and vulnerability to depression. He also treats those suffering from phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorders and tic disorders, using exposure therapy and methods to promote self-awareness and coping with emotional distress. He is involved in the teaching and training of psychology interns, psychiatry residents and medical students, and research on the developing brain and its ability to regulate fear, anxiety and worry. He has worked in the Department of Psychiatry since 2004.


Pediatric Psychology


Behavioral Health and Psychiatry Clinic
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Professional Certifications and Education

Education Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Fellowship University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Internship Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN

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PubMed Articles
Tromp DPM Williams LE Fox AS Oler JA Roseboom PH Rogers GM Benson BE Alexander AL Pine DS Kalin NH Altered Uncinate Fasciculus Microstructure in Childhood Anxiety Disorders in Boys But Not Girls. Am J Psychiatry . 2019 Mar 1;176(3):208-216
[PubMed ID: 30654645]
Weng HY Lapate RC Stodola DE Rogers GM Davidson RJ Visual Attention to Suffering After Compassion Training Is Associated With Decreased Amygdala Responses. Front Psychol . 2018;9:771
[PubMed ID: 29872413]
Williams LE Oler JA Fox AS McFarlin DR Rogers GM Jesson MA Davidson RJ Pine DS Kalin NH Fear of the unknown: uncertain anticipation reveals amygdala alterations in childhood anxiety disorders. Neuropsychopharmacology . 2015 May;40(6):1428-35
[PubMed ID: 25502633]
Birn RM Shackman AJ Oler JA Williams LE McFarlin DR Rogers GM Shelton SE Alexander AL Pine DS Slattery MJ Davidson RJ Fox AS Kalin NH Extreme early-life anxiety is associated with an evolutionarily conserved reduction in the strength of intrinsic functional connectivity between the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and the central nucleus of the amygdala. Mol Psychiatry . 2014 Aug;19(8):853
[PubMed ID: 25055941]
Birn RM Shackman AJ Oler JA Williams LE McFarlin DR Rogers GM Shelton SE Alexander AL Pine DS Slattery MJ Davidson RJ Fox AS Kalin NH Evolutionarily conserved prefrontal-amygdalar dysfunction in early-life anxiety. Mol Psychiatry . 2014 Aug;19(8):915-22
[PubMed ID: 24863147]
Weng HY Fox AS Shackman AJ Stodola DE Caldwell JZ Olson MC Rogers GM Davidson RJ Compassion training alters altruism and neural responses to suffering. Psychol Sci . 2013 Jul 1;24(7):1171-80
[PubMed ID: 23696200]
Rogers GM Park JH Essex MJ Klein MH Silva SG Hoyle RH Curry JF Feeny NC Kennard B Kratochvil CJ Pathak S Reinecke MA Rosenberg DR Weller EB March JS The dysfunctional attitudes scale: psychometric properties in depressed adolescents. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol . 2009 Nov;38(6):781-9
[PubMed ID: 20183662]