Steve Melendy, PsyD., is a Clinical Psychologist who received his doctorate from The Wright Institute in Berkeley, California. He specializes in using evidence-based approaches, such as CBT, DBT, ACT, and mindfulness, in his work with individuals and groups. Steve has worked with diverse issues and populations and in variety of a settings, from community clinics to SF General Hospital under the umbrella of the UCSF Department of Psychiatry. Creating comfortable, supportive, non-judgmental relationships with clients is especially important in his work, as the quality of the relationship is as important as the work itself. In his free time, he promotes the importance of self-care, good friendships, and humor whenever possible.
Every [person]…represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again…[and] why every [person’s] story is important,…wonderous, and worthy of consideration. - Hermann Hesse