Therapy is a safe, neutral place to talk openly about the private matters we feel uncomfortable discussing other places.

I enjoy problem solving. I help you to find solutions. I think holistically and collaborate often with other providers to optimize care.
Alison Goldman, Psy.D.

Alison Goldman, Psy.D.

Therapy can be a pathway to gain insight and solutions - whether you are going through a transitional period such as a break up, starting to date on-line, planning to cohabitate, coping with a medical condition, finding a work/life balance, or simply adjusting to living life in a new city. I help my patients cope with and move through situational stressors as well as identify and change unhealthy habits in relationships or life in general.

I enjoy problem solving. I help you to find solutions. I think holistically and collaborate often with other providers to optimize care. My theoretical approach is integrative, which means that I rely on science-based interventions as well as interpersonal approaches to therapy. This allows me the flexibility to modify interventions based on your individual needs and culture. I encourage you to think about what's working vs. what's not in your life and how this impacts your day-to-day life and even your worldview.

I received my doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the Wright Institute in Berkeley, California. I have trained at the University of California - San Francisco General Hospital and the San Francisco VA Medical Center Health Psychology Program. Research has become an integral part of my professional development. I completed my postdoctoral training at the Palo Alto VA Health Care System, National Center for PTSD. I worked with a team of researchers whose aim was to improve sleep quality for patients with anxiety disorders.

I grew up on the east coast before moving west for graduate school. I enjoy collecting, appreciate artistic endeavors, and travel to keeping my eyes open to seeing the world from a different perspective.

I find it engaging to work with artists, techies, researchers, and others people who are passionate about their world, but often view themselves as outsiders.
Jason A. Jones, Ph.D.

Jason A. Jones, Ph.D.

I specialize in helping people through rough experiences. I find that once people have a handle on the issue, and some strategies to deal with it, they can bring about greater life satisfaction. I like working with a broad range of folks, but I find it especially engaging to work with artists, tech workers, researchers, and others who are passionate about their world.

While I am familiar with a range of evidence-based treatments, I find people actually come into therapy because they want to achieve a goal (satisfying job, rewarding relationships) or because they have had an experience they want to talk through in private. This is what I work with best.

When I work with clients, I look at biological, psychological, and social factors that may be causing or perpetuating their problems. When we begin working together, I discuss different approaches to therapy so that you can make an informed decision about what approach you prefer. I integrate cutting edge therapy techniques into traditional ways of practicing.

I grew up in the Midwest, but have lived in the Bay Area for over a decade. Like many transplants, I have found the move to be an enriching journey that took Midwestern warmth and humor, and added the open mindedness of California living. I look forward to meeting you to see if we would be a good fit for working together.