Pamela G. Dorsett, Ph.D.

Pamela Dorsett, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist with over 25 years of clinical experience.  She works with clients from preschool age through adulthood and specializes in anxiety disorders, particularly obsessive-compulsive disorder and phobias; body-focused repetitive behaviors, such as hair-pulling (trichotillomania) and dermatillomania (skin-picking); attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder; and parenting.  Dr. Dorsett performs psychological evaluations.

Before joining The Behavioral Institute of Atlanta, Dr. Dorsett held faculty positions in university and medical school settings and conducted research in the areas of social skills and parenting.  She received her doctorate in clinical psychology with a specialization in behavior therapy from Georgia State University in 1983.  Dr. Dorsett is a member of the Georgia Psychological Association, the Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation and the Trichotillomania Learning Center.

Dr. Dorsett and her husband married in 1980.  They have two children.


Dr. Dorsett can be contacted by email at or by calling our office at extension 733.