Sanno Zack, Ph.D.

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(650) 736-1232 


Adjunct Clinical Professor

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Teaching and/or Research Emphasis and Interest Areas: 

Emotion regulation, psychology, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), personality development, mindfulness, adolescents, trauma


Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine (2007)
B.A., Psychology, Vassar College (1999)


Dr. Sanno Zack is Assistant Clinical Director of the Outpatient Clinic at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford. She is the Clinical Director of the Early Life Stress and Pediatric Anxiety Program at Stanford University Medical Center. Since 2011, she has directed the Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Clinic at Stanford University Medical Center. She is currently an Adjunct Clinical Professor for the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium.

Dr. Zack completed a fellowship at Stanford after earning a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, NY and wrote her dissertation on the course of alliance across two manualized treatments, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Interpersonal/Emotional Processing Therapy (IEP) for Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Her current research focuses on treatment approaches for children and adolescents with mood and anxiety disorders. 

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