Dr. Pence practices evidence-based treatment for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia, Social Phobia, Trichotillomania, Excoriation (Skin-Picking) Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Depression, and Selective Mutism. Dr. Pence's comprehensive treatment programs include a 2-hour diagnostic assessment, evidence-based treatment of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), exposure and response prevention (ERP), habit reversal training (HRT), cognitive restructuring, mindfulness, behavioral activation, and psychoeducation for families. His office is located in Bloomfield Hills and centrally located near Birmingham, West Bloomfield Hills, Rochester Hills, Auburn Hills, Beverly Hills, Farmington Hills, Clarkston, and Troy. Dr. Pence offers intensive outpatient treatment programs to individuals that lack access to evidenced-based care so that all individuals may obtain treatment. He also provides follow-up care through telemedicine services.
Dr. Steven Pence is a specialist in cognitive-behavioral treatment of childhood and adult obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and or related anxiety disorders with 17 years in the field and 8 years in private practice. Dr. Pence provides weekly and intensive cognitive-behavioral interventions to patients with OCD and other anxiety disorders from Michigan, other states, and many other countries. 95% of his patients had OCD and or other related anxiety disorders. Prior to opening his own private practice, Dr. Pence completed a fellowship at the University of Florida where he focused on treating severe and refractory cases of OCD in the Department of Psychiatry and later joined the faculty of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of South Florida (USF) Rothman Center for Neuropsychiatry. He was trained by internationally recognized OCD expert, Dr. Eric Storch and was an active member of the USF OCD Program. At these programs, Dr. Pence supervised postdoctoral fellows, psychiatry residents, & graduate students and provided lectures and presentations in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Pence's education also includes obtaining a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Michigan State University, a Master's Education in Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University, and a B.A. in Psychology from Michigan State University. His practicum and two advanced practicum focus was cognitive behavioral therapy. In addition to this experience, Dr. Pence has experience working in an Inpatient Unit, Detox Unit, and in the Emergency Department. ?