The Wright Institute Administration & Staff

Uniting in Grief: Students Start Grief and Loss Group at the Wright Institute Clinic

Second-year Clinical Psychology students Eyal Matalon and Anna Weicker recently launched a process group through the Wright Institute Psychodynamic Clinic for members of the community dealing with grief and loss.

Dean Gilbert Newman active in supporting Public Service Loan Forgiveness program

The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program aims to support government and nonprofit service providers, by providing total loan forgiveness to those who commit themselves to a career in public service.

Wright Institute founder, Dr. Nevitt Sanford, in the news

Craig K. Comstock, a writer, TV producer, and former student of Dr. Nevitt Sanford, recently posted two brief articles about Wright Institute founder, Dr. Nevitt Sanford. Comstock served as a teaching assistant for Dr. Sanford during his time in the Psychology department at Stanford University in the 1960s, before Dr. Sanford founded the Wright Institute in 1968.

Get to know Katherine Tarnoff, MFT - Core Faculty, Counseling Psychology Program

Katherine Tarnoff, MFT first came to the Wright Institute as a student, and has stayed on as a member of the Core Faculty for the Counseling Psychology program. Students rave about Katherine's warmth, passion, and depth of knowledge. We're so fortunate to have her as a member of the Wright Institute community!

Helping Children Process Trauma

Dr. Ritchie Rubio, a member of the Full-Time Faculty with the Counseling Psychology program, pulled together this wonderful list of resources for children affected by natural disasters.

Including the Body in Psychotherapy Practice

Angela Porter, MFT, CATC, CMT, a graduate of the Wright Institute Counseling Psychology program, incorporates Breema bodywork into her treatments for trauma and substance abuse. Read on to learn more about her practice and the workshops that she leads for therapists and interns!

Get to know Bowbay Liang-Hua Feng, MFT - Core Faculty, Counseling Psychology Program

Bowbay is a graduate of the Counseling Psychology program at the Wright Institute, and recently joined the Core Faculty. We are so grateful that students are able to learn from such a thoughtful, passionate, and dedicated educator.

New study explores impacts of clinical supervisory relationships on supervisees and supervisors

Dr. Ritchie Rubio, Full-Time Faculty member in the Counseling Psychology program, co-presents his research to the San Francisco Department of Public Health Behavioral Health Services division.

Dr. Rubio Incorporates Art Therapy and Play Therapy into Instruction

Dr. Ritchie Rubio, Full-Time Faculty member in the Counseling Psychology program, incorporates art and play therapy into each class that he teaches - including Psychopharmacology & the Biological Bases of Behavior! Find out more about this unique passion and its benefits.

Leaning into Discomfort: Wright Institute Faculty Member Presents on White Fragility

Lyman Hollins, a member of the adjunct faculty for both the Counseling Psychology and Clinical Psychology programs at the Wright Institute, recently participated in a fall symposium hosted by The Psychotherapy Institute (TPI) entitled: “Understanding White Fragility and its Impact on Clinical Work in a Multicultural Society.”

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