Jennifer Y. Nam, PhD

                                                           CBT/DBT Therapist in San Francisco                       (650) 323 - 5800 


UC Berkeley, B.S.

UC Berkeley, M.S.W.

University of Miami, Ph.D. 

Clinical Training:

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. 

Dr. Nam is a member of: 

American Psychological Association 

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

Association for Contextual Behavioral Science

Asian American Psychological Association