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About Dr. Wyatt

Why I practice psychotherapy?

Working with clients to make changes in their lives connects me to the deepest parts of human experience and the resilience of people in the most difficult situations. I appreciate the nature of therapy where collaborating together can bring a real sense of hope, change and healing to people's lives.

Professional Background

  • Licensed Psychologist: CA License #PSY12200 since 1991

  • I trained extensively in intepersonal, existential, psychodynamic, couples. family systems, solution focused and mindfulness based Dialetical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) psychotherapies. My work integrates these approaches specifically tailored to each client's needs, personal goals and motivations. No one approach can address all concerns, so it is important to have many tools and techniques available when needed.

  • My training included working under well renowned leaders in psychology such as Rollo May, Irvin Yalom, James Bugental, and Sohan lal Sharma.

  • I make use of the best of Evidence Based Psychotherapy techniques (See APA myths and realities and APA Resources on what works in therapy.) and approaches shown by extensive research to be effective when tailored to client needs, goals and preferences.


PhD Clinical Psychology

California School of Professional Psychology,

at Alliant International University, San Francisco

APA Accredited School

MA Psychology

Sacramento State University


American Psychological Association

California Psychological Association

Association of Family Therapists of Northern California

Member of Helping People Find Therapists & Advocating for Ethical Therapy at

Member of PsychologyToday therapists

Teaching Experience

Since 2008, I have been an Associate Professor and Director of Professional Training at the California School of Professional Psychology, at Alliant International University, San Francisco for the Doctoral Programs in Clinical Psychology.

Teach Clinical and Ethical Issues, Existential Therapy, Family Therapy, Cultural Diversity in Clinical Practice, Practice Management and Brief Therapy. Previously taught undergraduate psychology courses at San Francisco State and California State East Bay: Personality Theory, Stress and Coping, and Psychopathology.

I enjoy the balance of teaching and practice that my work life allows so that my full energies can be engaged with each therapy client.

Psychotherapy Offices

Oakland on Piedmont Avenue

Pleasanton on Stoneridge Mall Road

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