Bachelor’s

The Bachelor degree programs allow students to graduate in two years to begin their careers or graduate studies promptly. Classes take place around the Bay Area and are offered in both a Day format and an Evening/Online Hybrid format.

Master’s

The Master’s degree programs prepare students to become counselors or therapists, or to go on to doctoral programs in psychology. On-campus and online formats are offered.

Ph.D.

The Ph.D. Clinical Psychology program is deeply committed to educating well-rounded clinical psychologists who can excel as both clinicians and researchers. Also, joint jurist doctorate, the J.D./Ph.D. program integrates law and psychology.

Psy.D.

The PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium is a clinical psychology doctoral training program jointly run by Palo Alto University (PAU) and the Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Department at the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is intended for individuals seeking careers devoted primarily to the direct delivery of clinical psychological services.

San Francisco and Bay Area Connections

PAU’s location in the Silicon Valley provides opportunities for students to learn the psychological
implications of business environments locally and globally.

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Achievements

Dr. Alinne Barrera Wins American Psychological Association Division 12 Award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to clinical psychology. In particular, her development and testing of intervention strategies to help prevent and treat depression in underserved populations, especially among Spanish-speaking individuals.

LEARN MORE ABOUT DR. BARRERA'S AWARD

Faculty Insights

Since the 1990s, Ricardo Muñoz, Ph.D. has been a pioneer in the development of evidence-based internet interventions for health. He founded the Institute for International Internet Interventions for Health (i4Health).

LEARN MORE ABOUT DR. MUÑOZ AND i4HEALTH.

Gronowski Center

The Gronowski Center is a psychology training clinic dedicated to providing compassionate counseling and psychotherapy services to adults, older adults, couples, adolescents, children, and families in Santa Clara County and San Mateo County.

LEARN ABOUT GRONOWSKI CENTER

Contact Us

1791 Arastradero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Phone: (800) 818-6136 Fax: (650) 433-3888

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