COVID-19 INFORMATION

The Wright Institute Clinical Services remains committed to supporting the emotional and psychological wellbeing of our community through the current public health crisis. As a sliding scale mental health clinic we recognize the importance of clinical services that are flexible to the needs of our whole community and during this time we are currently offering both in-person and telehealth services. We are committed to serving our whole community and our training program is especially focused on supporting our communities of color through its compassionate, culturally aware, personal approach to mental health and wellness. Please contact one of our clinics directly for more information.

We wish you wellness and hope.

For over 50 years, The Wright Institute Clinical Services has provided high quality, affordable psychological care to thousands of Bay Area residents.

We offer many different kinds of psychotherapy for older adolescents, adults, older adults, and couples as well as psychological assessment services for children, adolescents, and adults. All of our services are provided by Wright Institute doctoral students in training, supervised by licensed mental health clinicians.

We aim to provide you excellent clinical services on a sliding scale that are sensitive to your social and
cultural background. Please explore our site to find out more.

Wright Institute Clinical Services Program Directors

Deanna van Ligten, Psy.D.

Deanna van Ligten, PsyD

Director of Clinical Services

Jane Shamaeva

Jane Shamaeva

WICS Program Manager

Diane Kaplan, Ph.D.

Diane Kaplan, PhD

The Wright Institute Clinic

Tracy Smith, Psy.D.

Tracy Smith, PsyD

School Based Collaborative

Sarah Bunch, Psy.D.

Sarah Bunch, PsyD

School Based Collaborative

Alicia Johnson, Psy.D.

Alicia Johnson, PsyD

The Wright Institute Assessment Services

Calla Belkin, Psy.D.

Calla Belkin, PsyD

The Wright Institute Recovery Clinic

Daniela Kantorova, Psy.D.

Daniela Kantorova, PsyD

Contra Costa College Wellness and Counseling

Pooja Sharma, Psy.D.

Pooja Sharma, PsyD

Wright Institute Elementary School Program

Robert Deady

Robert Deady, PsyD

The Wright Institute Clinic, College Wellness, and Sanctuary Project

Terri Huh, PhD

The Cognitive Behavioral Clinic and Older Adult Wellness

Emily Overstreet, PsyD

The Wright Institute Clinic and Assessment Services Faculty