The Wright Institute Administration & Staff

Richard Lichtman, Ph.D. 1931 - 2018

With great sadness we write to inform you of the passing of Professor Emeritus, Richard Lichtman, Ph.D. Dr. Lichtman passed away at home on Friday, just a few days short of his 87th birthday. He has been teaching at the Wright Institute since the early 1970s.

Faculty member is making data accessible to clinicians

Dr. Ritchie Rubio, Full-time Faculty member in the Counseling Psychology program, wins award for his efforts to present data in more accessible ways.

Alumni Interviews: Monika Parikh

Hear from 2015 Counseling Psychology Program graduate Monika about how the Wright Institute fits in with her commitment to social justice.

Alumni Interviews: Dylan Kersh-Oliva

Dylan, a 2015 graduate of the Counseling Psychology Program, discusses how the Wright Institute prepared him for the work he does now in private practice and as a program coordinator at Shine a Light Addiction Specialists.

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 founded by a graduate of the Counseling Psychology program, 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.