About Dr. Cindy Nichols Anderson

“Go out, be you, and like yourself.”

Cindy Nichols Anderson, Ph.D., ABPP


Board Certified, American Board of Adolescent and Child Psychology

Licensed Psychologist, State of Oregon
Licensed Psychologist, Health Service Provider, State of Iowa

Masters of Science in Education, University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
Doctor of Philosophy, Clinical Psychology, Oklahoma State University


American Psychological Association

Oregon Psychological Association (OPA)

World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)

Dr. Anderson’s Specialties

About Me

I am a licensed clinical psychologist, practicing for over 25 years. I have worked with people of all ages, including children, adolescents, and adults on a wide range of issues, including depression, anxiety, attention problems, learning concerns, Dyslexia, and Autism. A large part of my practice involves providing neuropsychological evaluations to children, adolescents and adults.

I utilize evidence based treatments such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to people reaching their treatment goals. I have a special interest in providing services to adults who want to help find a work-home-life balance. I also enjoy working with adults who want to improve their parenting and follow their life values.

I earned my Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Oklahoma State University in 2000. I am Board Certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. Additionally, I hold a Masters of Science in Education from the University of Eau Claire. I provided college instruction at Mankato University and Oklahoma State University. Also, I have provided supervision for several post-doctoral psychologists and pre-doctoral child psychology practicum students and interns.

I completed an APA accredited two-year Internship and Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, and I worked as a Psychologist in a hospital setting in St. Cloud, Minnesota for a number of years. I opened Hope Springs in 2009, and I have worked as a psychologist in Eastern Iowa for nearly 20 years.

Dr. Anderson’s Professional Psychological and Mental Health Organizations

I am a member of the American Board of Professional Psychology, American Board of Clinical  Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, American Psychological Association Child and Adolescent Division, American Psychological Association Psychologists in Private Practice Division, Children and Adolescents with Attention Deficit Disorder (Professional Membership), the  American Autism Society, the Oregon Psychological Association, and World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH). I am a Licensed Psychologist and Health Service Provider in the State of Iowa and in the State of Oregon.