Robin Yeganeh, Ph.D., Director
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Robin Yeganeh, Ph.D is the founder of the Cognitive Behavior Therapy & Mindfulness Center, a licensed clinical psychologist (PSY 21202), and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. He has over 20 years of experience in science-based interventions that increase well-being, effectiveness, and resilience. He obtained a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Maryland and has trained in psychological treatment development at the National Institute of Mental Health, the Maryland Center for Anxiety Disorders at the University of Maryland at College Park, the University of California San Diego, and the San Diego Veterans Affairs Healthcare System.
Dr. Yeganeh's clinical specialty is in scientifically guided treatments for stress and anxiety disorders. His innovative approach to treatment emphasizes empathic understanding and action-oriented skills training, using cognitive, behavioral, and mindfulness-based strategies to help strengthen clients' adaptive responses to difficult emotions and events. Research indicates that this approach can be highly effective for adults and children with general anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, social anxiety, panic, post-traumatic stress, depression, work related stress, and school stress. Dr. Yeganeh's work has been published in leading scientific and business journals, such as Research in Organizational Change and Development, Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatric Clinics of North America, and Depression and Anxiety. Moreover, he has been invited to review studies for publication in journals such as the Journal of Anxiety Disorders and Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. In addition, as an expert in the treatment of OCD, Dr. Yeganeh was featured on Discovery Channel's "Hoarding: Buried Alive". He continues to take part in expert panels related to cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, anxiety disorders, and behavioral change.
With a passion for promoting empirically supported interventions, over the past two decades Dr. Yeganeh has trained and mentored professionals in university doctoral programs, private clinics, and tech, finance, and legal sectors. Dr. Yeganeh is a founding member of the Northern California Cognitive Behavior Therapy Network, and a member of the International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation, the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, where he was selected as a featured psychologist.
In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Yeganeh develops and implements cognitive behavioral executive training interventions. His skills-based executive and management consulting interventions build resilient and effective leaders. Dr. Yeganeh founded the Cognitive Behavior Therapy & Mindfulness Center for clients in California who are interested in solution focused and measurable therapeutic and consulting interventions.
Julia Martinez, M.Ed., LPCC
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
Julia Martinez is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC 3586) with a background in evidence based cognitive behavioral interventions such as exposure therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy. She has experience treating families, children, teenagers and adults. Julia’s approach is influenced by the belief that every individual has unique and intrinsic strengths that can be leveraged for optimal outcomes. She is committed to providing culturally responsive, evidence-based treatments, in order to provide long-term growth and healing. Julia’s clinical interest include providing cognitive and behavioral skills-training for obstacles associated with depression, anxiety, and OCD. With regard to work with younger clients, she has multiple years of experience providing families with parental coaching, skill building, and psychoeducation, in order to maximize clinical benefit.
Julia has a wealth of experience which includes working in both the child and adult partial hospitalization program for OCD, anxiety, and mood disorders at Rogers Behavioral Health. There, Julia received in-depth training in CBT and Exposure & Response Prevention (ERP), which is first line of treatment for OCD and anxiety disorders. Additionally, she has experience providing behavioral interventions in home settings, hospitals, schools and numerous clinics. Julia obtained her master’s degree in counseling psychology from Boston University and her bachelors of arts degree in Psychology from San Francisco State University.
All clinicians at the Cognitive Behavior Therapy & Mindfulness Center engage in weekly case consultation with director Robin Yeganeh, Ph.D. To reach Julia and for more information about her services at the Cognitive Behavior Therapy & Mindfulness Center, please call 925.400.9604, ext. 4 or email email@example.com.
Sabina Sehgal, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Sabina Sehgal, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist (PSY22035) who has over a decade of experience as a specialist in cognitive behavioral therapy and health psychology. At the Cognitive Behavior Therapy & Mindfulness Center, she treats child and adult clients with stress, anxiety, OCD, depression, low self-esteem, body dysmorphia and chronic illness.
Dr. Sehgal has extensive experience working with individuals and families challenged by chronic and acute health conditions such as cancer, diabetes, spinal cord injury, fibromyalgia, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), phantom limb pain, and posttraumatic stress related to medical conditions, accidents and combat. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at Moores Cancer Center at the University of San Diego California (UCSD) where she treated young adults and families suffering with the effects of chronic illness and helped clients through end of life stages and grief. Dr. Sehgal also has experience at UCSD assisting patients with treatment resistant depression and has worked with veterans at the San Diego VA Hospital. Additionally, she benefited from extensive training in empirically supported treatments at Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego. There, she focused on individual therapy for adolescents, teens and their families.
Using self-regulatory interventions such as meditation and guided imagery, often integrated with behavioral medicine, Dr. Sehgal works with individuals, couples and families to support their transition through their diagnoses and promotes a positive supportive setting in which clients recover. Furthermore, she helps clients overcome avoidance through collaborative exposure therapy. Dr. Sehgal is interested in the relationship between physical health and mental health and utilizes an integrative approach to treatment including cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and biofeedback to increase a sense of purpose, efficacy, control and general satisfaction in her clients’ lives.
All clinicians at the Cognitive Behavior Therapy & Mindfulness Center engage in weekly case consultation with director Robin Yeganeh, Ph.D. To reach Dr. Sehgal and for more information about her services at the Cognitive Behavior Therapy & Mindfulness Center, please call 925.400.9604, ext. 2 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Areas of specialization
Stress & Burnout
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Post Traumatic Stress
Executive and Organizational Training
Robin Yeganeh, Ph.D. helps leaders to be resilient and effective at work.
Over the last twenty years he has advised executives, highly visible
professionals, business owners, and managers. Dr. Yeganeh provides
training programs that focus on process improvement, effective communication,
and successfully managing work stress. His approach is grounded in leading
mindfulness and cognitive behavioral research. In addition to helping leaders
develop, Dr. Yeganeh is an active investor and collaborator with visionary
Bay Area tech companies.
Dr. Yeganeh collaborates closely with clients in order to provide tailored interventions that maximize impact and address the unique needs of specific organizations. Measurable goals are targeted and post-program consultation is provided to sustain impact. To set up an initial conversation about how your organization can benefit from empirically supported training email email@example.com or call 925.400.9604, ext 1.