The Wright Institute Administration & Staff

Alumni Interviews: Katherine Tarnoff

Katherine Tarnoff, a graduate of the Wright Institute Counseling Psychology program, speaks about the program and why she decided to begin teaching at the Wright Institute. She describes her experience as a student in the Multicultural Awareness & Sensitivity class, which she now teaches to first year students. She also discusses her school-based work with children at Bay Area Community Resources, and in private practice.

Alumni Interviews: Hazel Zetino

Hazel Zetino graduated from the Counseling Psychology program in 2016. Since then, she has served as a Billingual Family Clinician at Lincoln. In this brief video, she speaks about her experience building the skills and confidence to be an effective therapist.

Therapist Doubles as Asylum Advocate

Sahil Sharma, a third-year student in the Wright Institute’s Doctor of Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) program, is spending his training year developing not only his clinical and assessment skills, but also learning to compose asylum evaluations for many of his clients. Placed at Partnerships for Trauma Recovery, a relatively new Bay Area nonprofit, Sahil works with people who were forced to flee their countries of origin.

Dr. Hanna Levenson, Clinical Psychology Program core faculty member, to serve as invited discussant

Hanna Levenson, PhD will lead a discussion at the Robert S. Wallerstein, MD Visiting Lectureship on Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy at The University of California, San Francisco on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

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!