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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 therapies that increase well-being in adults, teens, and children. 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 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.

For more information about Dr. Yeganeh and cognitive behavioral and mindfulness-based therapies, please visit www.cbthealth.com, call 925-400-9604, ext. 1 or email dr@cbthealth.com.

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 jm@cbthealth.com.



Areas of specialization

Stress & Burnout

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Social Anxiety

General Anxiety

Panic Disorder


Specific Phobias

Post Traumatic Stress



Tic Disorder


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 dr@cbthealth.com or call 925.400.9604, ext 1.


Contact Info

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548 Market St, PMB 99338

San Francisco, California 94104-5401