About Dr. Aptekar

San Mateo Counseling, Therapist in San Mateo, San Francisco, and Burlingame, CA, California - Rebecca B. Aptekar, Psy.D.Dr. Rebecca Aptekar is a Stanford-trained psychologist specializing in the treatment of anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, and life transitions. She primarily works with adults and older adolescents. She has been trained in evidence-based therapies including acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy skills (DBT). She has attended or received training from these hospitals, clinics, and institutions:

  • Stanford University Counseling Center
  • Stanford Faculty and Staff Help Center
  • Stanford University Medical Center – Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium
  • University of Michigan
  • VA Palo Alto Health Care System
  • Youth and Family Enrichment Services

Dr. Aptekar completed her post-doctoral fellowship at the Stanford University’s Faculty and Staff Help Center, and her pre-doctoral internship at Stanford University’s Counseling Center. Her pre-doctoral clinical training and research included work at Stanford University’s Medical Center (Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences), the Palo Alto VA, and Family and Children’s Services in San Mateo.

Prior to receiving training to be a clinical psychologist, she worked for high-tech internet start-ups in product management and corporate development (Lycos, eCircles, Guru Worldwide, WhoWhere.com). One of her specialty areas is working with high-tech professionals on workplace stress, anxiety about public speaking, interpersonal relationships with co-workers/groups, professional development, overall malaise despite financial success, and work dissatisfaction.

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