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Becky Newman, PsyD
I find the best way to help clients is to be genuine, establish a strong relationship, and work hard together to help move towards relief and healing.

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Becky Newman, PsyD

Location

Licensed In

CA

Approach

Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Exposure and response prevention therapy (ERP or EXRP), Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), Prolonged exposure (PE)

Therapy Style

I have a strong training background in behavioral approaches combined with almost 20 years of experience as a licensed psychologist working in a high volume environment. I find the best way to help clients is to be genuine, establish a strong relationship, and work hard together to help move towards relief and healing.

Education

PsyD - Clinical Psychology, California School of Psychology

APA accredited pre-doctoral residency at Dutchess County Department of Mental Health

APA accredited post-doctoral residency at Kaiser San Rafael Department of Chemical Dependency

License Number and State

CA 19807

Pronouns

she/her

Why did you become a mental health professional?

I grew up around family members with mental illness and wanted to understand mental illness and be able to help others that were seeking relief and healing.

What are your interests outside of work?

I enjoy hiking, immersing self in other cultures, bird-watching, baseball, drag culture/performance.

What is one thing you do daily that supports your well-being?

I walk my dog; and I try to get a massage weekly.

What book have you read more than once?

I have read all of Murakami's books but my favorite is probably Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World. Despite some sexist imagery, it is an other-worldly story that is confusing and unpredictablet.

Favorite organization/non-profit?

I am a big supporter of international dog spay-neuter organizations. I am also on the Board of Directors of a non-profit that

How do you recharge?

Quiet time, massages and hiking are my main ways of recharging.

Do you have any pets?

I always have at least one dog and have since I was born. I feel like life wouldn't be complete without a dog in my life.