CBT/DBT Therapist in San Francisco (650) 323 - 5800
UC Berkeley, B.S.
UC Berkeley, M.S.W.
University of Miami, Ph.D.
Stanford University, School of Medicine
VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Kaiser Permanente, Oakland
Jennifer Y. Nam, PhD
870 Market Street, Ste 377, San Francisco, CA, 94102
Dr. Nam is a licensed psychologist (PSY26024), and received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Miami. Her dissertation was on impulsivity and threat detection for individuals diagnosed with Bipolar I disorder. She also holds a Masters in Social Welfare and an undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley.
Dr. Nam has worked at various settings including VA hospitals, Kaiser Oakland, and in community mental health settings. She completed her internship at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, followed by postdoctoral training at Stanford University, School of Medicine. During her fellowship at Stanford, Dr. Nam specialized in the treatment of Bipolar Disorders and also in Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Dr. Nam has also worked in the Bipolar Clinic at Stanford University prior to her doctoral training.
Dr. Nam has clinical training in evidence-based treatment for adults, with a specialization in bipolar disorders. She also incorporates mindfulness-based interventions into treatments for stress and anger management. In her clinical practice, Dr. Nam specializes in empirically-based treatments such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in the treatment of anxiety and depression, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and in the treatment of PTSD.
Dr. Nam has an office in downtown San Francisco, CA.
In her spare time, Dr. Nam likes to practice yoga, read, make jewelry, watch Sci-Fi films, and eat spicy foods.
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