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Alina Kurland, PsyD


About me

“Whether you know exactly what you’d like to change, and are struggling to do so, or whether you aren’t sure where to start but know you need support – I’m glad you’re here and I’m ready to meet you where you’re at. My goal is to team up with you to help you make meaningful and lasting change, according to your own vision for your life. My biggest passion and specialty area lies in women’s wellness, and I especially enjoy working with women navigating peripartum mental health concerns, infertility, gender-based stress and expectations, relationship concerns, adjustment to life transitions, perfectionism, and imposter syndrome. However, much of my prior experience also lies in treating depression, anxiety, binge eating, body image concerns, and trauma with people from all walks of life. My approach to therapy includes humor, authenticity, and a sense of common humanity – I believe we are all trying our best with the struggles of life, and we can also grow and improve our skills to manage them.”

Dr. Kurland obtained her degree from the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. consortium. She has trained in a variety of settings, including college counseling centers, hospital programs, and medical centers, using evidence-based treatments such as CBT, ACT, DBT, exposure therapy, and CPT. She completed her predoctoral internship at the Loma Linda VA Medical Center, and her postdoctoral fellowship at the VA Palo Alto Healthcare System, with a focus on treating complex trauma. Dr. Kurland also has specialized training in treating peripartum mental health concerns and is a member of Postpartum Support International. In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Kurland holds the Training Director position at Peninsula Behavioral Health, and supervises postdoctoral fellows in the clinic.

Clinics I work in

Women’s Wellness, General, Trauma Recovery Clinic, Thrive

Training and Experience

Graduate School: PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium
Internship: Loma Linda VA Medical Center
Post-doctoral Fellowship: VA Palo Alto Healthcare System, PTSD Focus



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