Cassandra Perret, Psy.D.

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Clinical Supervisor, VA Palo Alto Health Care System Mental Health Clinic

Faculty Program(s): 

PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium


Teaching and/or Research Emphasis and Interest Areas: 

Psychotherapy training and supervision; mood, trauma, and anxiety disorders; psychosocial treatment of high-performance athletes


Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium

M.S., Clinical Psychology, PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium

B.A., Communication, Santa Clara University


Dr. Perret received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium in 2016, and completed her internship at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. There, she received specialty training in the treatment of PTSD, including Prolonged Exposure (PE) and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT). She is a VA-certified CPT provider. Following internship, Dr. Perret completed a postdoctoral fellowship within Stanford University’s School of Medicine, where she currently serves as a Clinical Instructor. Dr. Perret also provides clinical services in private practice at the Pacific Anxiety Group.

In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Perret is involved in supervision, mentorship, and professional development. She currently serves as a Clinical Supervisor for second-year graduate students at the Mental Health Clinic of the VAPAHCS, leads Practicum Forum seminars, and serves on dissertation committees.

Selected Publications: 

Aspen, V., Martijn, C., Alleva., J., Nagel, J., Perret, C., Purvis, C., Saekow, J., Lock, J. & Taylor, C.B. (2015). Decreasing Body Dissatisfaction Using a Brief Conditioning Intervention. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 69, 93-99. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2015.04.003

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