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Josh Zeier, PhD


About me

I work with clients to develop a collaborative understanding of their strengths, struggles, goals, and values. My job, as I see it, is to help people explore and understand the kind of life that they would like to have, and how to move towards that life. Things like depression, anxiety, trauma, addiction, impulsivity, and aggression often lead to behavior discordant with one’s values and contribute to further pain and suffering. Using evidence based approaches rooted in disciplines such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Enhancement Therapy, I help clients to make important improvements in these areas in the service of living fuller lives.

Dr. Zeier completed his doctoral training in clinical psychology at the University of Wisconsin Madison. He completed an APA-accredited postdoctoral fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, focused on Assertive Community Treatment as well as providing psychological services in the LA County jail system. He completed a generalist predoctoral internship at VA Palo Alto Health Care system. Following completion of formal training, Dr. Zeier has been employed as a staff psychologist at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, first in an attending role on inpatient psychiatry, and currently in an outpatient addiction consultation and treatment clinic. He also is a Clinical Assistant Professor (affiliated) with the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Clinics I work in


Training and Experience

Graduate School: University of Wisconsin – Madison
Internship: VA Palo Alto Healthcare System
Post-doctoral Fellowship: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center



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