Jayme Peta, PhD

Jayme Peta, Palo Alto University Faculty Member


Associate Director of Clinical Training; Assistant Professor

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Talks and Lectures:

“Gender Minority Affirmative Psychotherapy” Fielding Institute, San Francisco, CA 2019

“Engaging Early Psychosis” – Marin County Behavioral Health Internship Program, 2018 – 2019.

“Creating Transgender and Gender Non-Binary Affirmative Campuses”, Palo Alto University, 2018

“Mindfulness in Psychology” (Part I) and “Mindfulness in Clinical Development” (Part II) Marin County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Internship Program, 2018

“Identifying and Engaging Psychosis”: Marin County Juvenile Justice, 2018

“Treating Transgender Patients in the Psychiatric Inpatient Setting” St Helena Center for Behavioral Health, Vallejo, CA 2014 (CEU Workshop)

Selected Publications:

Rodriguez, K., Peta, J., Joseph, K., Goldblum, P. (in publication). Understanding suicide among gender minorities. In M. Pompili (Ed.) Suicide risk assessment and prevention. Springer.

Peta, J.L. (2020). Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders among sexual and gender minority populations. In E.D. Rothblum (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of sexual and gender minority mental health. (pp. 125-134). Oxford University Press.

Testa, R. J., Peta, J.L., and Coolhart, D. (2015) Gender quest for teens. New Harbinger Publications.

Testa, R. J., Habarth, J., Peta, J.L., & Balsam, K. (2015). The gender minority risk and resilience measure. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 2(1) 65-77