Tejal Jakatdar, PhD
Founder & Director, Northern California Practice for Anxiety and OCD
Narrative of Services:
We provide comprehensive evaluation and therapy services for OCD and related disorders. About 75% of the clients are OCD sufferers. We also provide supervision, consultation, speaking engagements, trainings, and workshops.
I have expertise in treating OCD, worry, social anxiety, panic disorder, specific phobias, perfectionism, depression, postpartum OCD, anxiety, and depression, skin picking, hair pulling, and issues related to infertility. I use treatment strategies that fall under the umbrella of cognitive behavioral modality. I can help you live your life in a meaningful way by learning to cope with OCD and cooccurring problems effectively.
Facilities accessible by clients of all mobility levels: Yes
I have 8 years of experience in treating OCD and related disorders. I completed internships and externships at Anxiety Disorders Clinic at Columbia University and Anxiety and Agoraphobia Treatment Center with a specific emphasis on OCD and spectrum disorders. I completed my post-doctoral training at Anxiety and OCD Treatment Center of Philadelphia. I joined the practice as a partner. Our center in San Jose specializes in treating OCD and related disorders. My mentor is on the Scientific Advisory Board of IOCDF. I have supervised practicum and post-doctoral students on OCD cases and continue to do consultations for clinicians.
I am originally from India. I have expertise in working with the Indian and Indian American population. My goal is to provide culturally sensitive treatment for diverse cultures.
I have studied and have experience working with the Indian and Indian American population. I also have solid experience working with clients of different ethnicities and sexual orientations.