San Mateo Psychologist, Psychotherapist in San Mateo, San Francisco, and Burlingame, CA, California - Dr. Rebecca Aptekar


Dr. Aptekar is a Stanford-trained clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties and life transitions. Her approach is evidence-based, and incorporates cognitive, behavioral, and acceptance based strategies. She has an active, collaborative, present-focused approach, with an emphasis on creating higher quality lives. Read more
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Problems Addressed
Psychotherapy Services - Problems Addressed

Anxiety and Stress:
Social Anxiety, Workplace Stress, Panic Attacks, Uncontrollable Worry

Relationship Issues:
Communication Difficulties, Parenting Strategies, Assertiveness, Marital Affairs, Divorce

Feelings of Hopelessness, Loss of Sleep, Self-Esteem, Lack of Motivation, Transitions, Body Image Issues

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Evidence-Based Approach to Therapy
Evidence-Based Approach to Therapy

Dr Aptekar’s approach is integrative and based on techniques that have been scientifically supported. She uses skills and tools from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Learn more

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills

Therapy for High-Tech Professionals
Therapy for High-Tech Professionals

Overworked? Feeling a sense of malaise? No balance? Worried all the time?

Prior to becoming a psychologist, Dr. Aptekar worked in product management and corporate development for internet start-ups. Thus, one of her specialty areas is working with professionals (executives, engineers, project managers) in this field.

You can find fulfillment from your job, learn to manage your stress, and combat your social fears. Learn more

Dr. Rebecca Aptekar – Professional Psychotherapy provided by a Clinical Psychologist and Licensed Psychotherapist in San Mateo, San Francisco, and Burlingame, CA, California

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