About Dr. Pamela Brody

Pamela Brody, PhD is a clinical psychologist and founder of Heart Bloom Therapy. She is widely recognized for her extensive clinical experience with anxiety and mood disorders, in addition to women’s issues, trauma, abuse and insomnia. She works with adults, adolescents, and families and has a particular expertise in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder. She was previously a founding partner of Cognitive Behavior Therapy Associates of Denver, the Associate Director of Behavioral Health in Family Medicine, and the Director of Psychotherapy Services for The Depression Center in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Brody has many years of experience teaching and supervising Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for mood and anxiety. 

In Philadelphia, Dr. Brody was on the faculty at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in the Department of Psychology. She was a senior supervisor and faculty member at Friends Hospital in the pre-doctoral psychology training program. She was a Vice-President for PENN-Friends Behavioral Health Services, a division of the University of Pennsylvania Health System. In addition, she was the Director of Clinical Services for Rehab After Work. 

Dr. Brody has specialty training from the University of Pennsylvania Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Dr. Brody integrates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), EMDR, Mindfulness, and Internal Family Systems informed therapy into her approach. She uses these evidence-based psychotherapies to help her clients to overcome depression, anxiety, relationship issues, self-worth issues, stress, and insomnia. Dr. Brody is warm, compassionate, genuine, and loves to connect with people to help them connect with their deep inner values and wisdom.

In 2006 she received the Clinical Faculty Award in recognition of her outstanding teaching and contributions to the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Brody received her Ph.D. from the California School of Professional Psychology in Berkeley, California. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from UCLA. Dr. Brody completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Belmont Center for Comprehensive Treatment in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 
In another part of her life, Dr. Brody is a long-time yogi. In 1999 Dr. Brody obtained her certification as a yoga instructor, and in 2022 she completed her level I and II Yoga Nidra teacher training. 
Dr. Brody is an LGBTQ+ ally and offers consultations for parents of gender-questioning or gender non-conforming children, teens, and adult children. She volunteers for PFLAG Denver with their support and scholarship services. Dr. Brody enjoys cooking for her family, bingeing on new shows, and cycling on her road bike through beautiful Colorado.  She also loves playing with (and spoiling) her two Shih Tzus, Machi and Ziggy Stardust. 

Professional Associations:

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)
  • Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
  • Associaton of Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS)
  • Colorado Psychological Association (CPA)
  • EMDR International Association (EMDRIA)
  • Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine (SBSM)

Selected Publications and Presentations:

Brody, P. (August 2017). Mindfulness for Multiple Sclerosis. A two-part mindfulness series sponsored by Sanofi-Genzyme pharmaceuticals for multiple sclerosis patients and their families. Denver, Colorado.

Pearson, A., Chessick, C., Brody, P. and Beacham, A. (October 17, 24 & 31, 2012. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: A Cognitive-Behavioral Evidence-Based Treatment. A Three-Day Grand Rounds Presentation to the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine.

Brody, P. and Pieracci, A. (November 5, 2010). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for relapse prevention in depression. Presented to the faculty at the Graduate School of Professional Psychology, University of Denver.

Brody, P., and Chessick, C. (August 5 -7, 2009). Advances in cognitive behavioral skills and techniques for depression: A skills building workshop in cognitive behavioral therapy, behavioral activation, and mindfulness based therapies. The Given Institute, Aspen, Colorado. Sponsored by the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry.

Weiner, N., and Brody, P. (March, 2007). Cognitive-behavioral-therapy for anxiety disorders. Presented at the annual Colorado Psychiatric Society Spring Meeting: Evidence-Based Psychotherapies: Tools for the 21st Century.

Brody, D., and Brody, P. (September 2003). Managed care and physician burnout. Commentary by David S. Brody, M.D. and Pamela Brody, Ph.D. American Medical Association Journal of Ethics: Virtual Mentor.

Stirman, S., DeRubeis, R., Crits-Christoph, P., & Brody, P. (2003). Are samples in randomized controlled trials of psychotherapy representative of community outpatients? A new methodology and initial findings. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 71, 963-972

Harralson, T., Brody, P., Coyne, J., Regenberg, A., Katz, I., Thompson, R., & Hadley, T. (June, 2000). Depression and general medical comorbidity in a behavioral health managed care setting. Abstract presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, Chicago, IL.

My Values


I’m open-hearted and present with you and can hold a space for all of your parts and feelings.


I value the courage it takes to ask for help. I value the courage it takes to follow your heart.


I have a strong desire to learn about you and your experiences in a non-judgmental way.


I value developing a connection with you, so you will have the freedom to explore your connection to yourself.

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