For nearly 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, Psy.D.

Director of Clinical Services

Jane Shamaeva

Jane Shamaeva

Program Assistant

Diane Kaplan, Ph.D.

Diane Kaplan, Ph.D.

The Wright Institute Clinic

Tracy Smith, Psy.D.

Tracy Smith, Psy.D.

School Based Collaborative

Daniela Kantorova, Psy.D.

Daniela Kantorova, Psy.D.

Contra Costa High Schools Program and The Wright Institute Sanctuary Project

Kinshasa Bennett, Ph.D.

Kinshasa Bennett, Ph.D.

The Wright Institute Assessment Services

Calla Belkin, Psy.D.

Calla Belkin, Psy.D.

The Wright Institute Recovery Clinic


Pooja Sharma, Psy.D.

The Wright Institute Elementary School Program

Robert Deady

Robert Deady

The Wright Institute Sanctuary Project


Terri Huh

Berkeley Cognitive Behavioral Clinic