B.S.    – The University of Texas, Austin, Texas
M.A.  – San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California
Ph.D.  – The Wright Institute, Berkeley, California

Current Professional Experience

Private Practice – Oakland and San Ramon, California

Past Experience

Staff Psychologist – Kaiser Permanente Mental Health Services, Martinez, CA
Adjunct Faculty – JFK University, Orinda, CA
Adjunct Faculty, Field Placement Coordinator, and Director of Training – Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA

Consulting Psychologist –

  • Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA
  • Youth Homes, Inc., Concord, CA
  • Regional Center of the East Bay, Oakland, CA
  • MAC’s Home for Boys, Daly City, CA

Supervising Psychologist –

  • Crisis Support Services, Berkeley, CA
  • Berkeley Mental Health, Berkeley, CA
  • Westside Crisis/Outpatient Clinic, San Francisco, CA

Staff Psychologist – Senior Psychology Services, Various Long-term Care Facilities in the Bay Area

Staff Psychologist – Child and Family Therapy Center, Concord, CA

Counselor Assistant – AIDS Health Project, Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute of The University of California, San Francisco, CA

Research Assistant – Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute and San Francisco General Hospital, The University of California, San Francisco, CA


Post-doctoral Fellowship – Mt. Zion Medical Center of The University of California, San Francisco, CA

Pre-doctoral Internships – Family Therapy Clinic at California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, and Mt. Zion Crisis Clinic, San Francisco, CA


Board Member – Community Advisory Board for the Department of Psychiatry, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA

Counselor – Haight-Ashbury Psychological Services, San Francisco, CA

Counselor – Suicide Prevention, San Francisco, CA

Activity Coordinator – Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute of The University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Counselor – Womenspace, Austin, TX


American Psychological Association

California Psychological Association

Alameda County Psychological Association

Contra Costa Psychological Association


Linda Brunson Ph.D.

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Clinical Psychologist
California Lic. No. PSY14086

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