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Clinical Psychology Consultant Teo Ernst

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phone: 415-913-8096
Teo Ernst, PsyD, ABPP, is a Clinical Psychologist licensed in California. He is board certified in forensic psychology, a fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, and an Assistant Clinical Professor in the UCSF Department of Psychiatry.

Dr. Ernst received a PsyD (Doctor of Clinical Psychology) from the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. He completed his doctoral internship at Napa State Hospital and his postdoctoral fellowship at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs/UCSF Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Substance Abuse Program.

Clinical Experience - Dr. Ernst has experience working with a rich and diverse range of ethnic and socioeconomic groups, religions, and sexual orientations. Past clinical experiences include college counseling, community mental health, inpatient psychiatric treatment, crisis work, and VA treatment. In addition to private practice, he currently teaches family therapy part-time at UCSF, as a voluntary clinical faculty member.

Areas of Interest and Experience:
  • Trauma, neglect, and posttraumatic stress disorder
  • Couples’ difficulties (e.g. poor communication, arguments, infidelity, difficulties with intimacy, trouble negotiating needs, jealousy)
  • Mood issues (e.g. depression, bipolar disorder, sadness, lack of pleasure)
  • Anxiety issues (e.g. fear of public speaking, excessive worrying, panic attacks.)
  • Challenges in relationships and intimacy (e.g. trust issues, divorce, difficulty becoming close, fear of rejection, sexual issues)
  • Work difficulties (e.g. procrastination, anxiety with colleagues and seniors, lack of direction, difficulty presenting)
  • Personal growth (e.g. resolving childhood issues, increasing self-awareness, improving self-esteem, defining values)
Presentations and Seminars - Dr. Ernst provides delivers presentations for organizations including the San Francisco Bar Association, UCSF, the First District Court of Appeals, and many others. Selected topics include:
  • Coping with the Emotional Toll of Legal Practice
  • Managing Challenging Personalities: A Fiduciaries’ Practice GuideManaging Challenging Personalities: A Fiduciaries’ Practice Guide
  • Strategies for Working Effectively in Legal Practice with Mental Illness
  • Client Control, Family Dynamics, and Competency in Estate Planning
San Francisco Office
703 Market, Suite 410
San Francisco, CA 94103
Telephone: 415-913-8096
Alameda Office
1402 Park St., Suite C
Alameda, CA 94501
Telephone: 415-913-8096
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