G. Katie Dashtban, Psy.D.
Co-Founder of Feeling Good Therapy and Training Center
Training: After the completion of her doctorate program at California School of Professional Psychology, Dr. Dashtban completed one year of residency at UCSF Department of Psycho-Social Medicine and then 2 years of post doctoral fellowship in Pain Management at San Francisco Kaiser Permanente, and was licensed as a Clinical Health Psychologist in California in 2008. Her area of clinical expertise is in behavioral medicine, which is an interplay between medicine and psychology.
In 2009 Dr. Dashtban was introduced to the TEAM-CBT model by Dr. David Burns, M.D., professor emeritus of psychiatry at Stanford University. Since then she has continued her studies in TEAM-CBT at Stanford and ultimately earned the Level 4 certification of teaching and training in TEAM-CBT in 2014.
In 2014 Dr. Dashtban joined hands with Dr. Karen Yeh, and together they co-founded the Feeling Good Therapy and Training Center. The center has two locations: Fremont and Santa Cruz, and is accredited by the American Psychological Association and California Psychological Association as an independent provider of continuing education.
Teaching: In addition to several prior university teaching positions at the Palo Alto University, University of Tennessee, and Chabot Community College in Hayward, CA, Dr. Dashtban has been teaching TEAM-CBT in her weekly online and onsite training classes for the last 4 years. She leads weekly case consultation seminars, clinical supervision, and didactic training to junior associates at the center, as well as the community of psychologists and mental health professionals throughout the nation.