About Us: Jonathan Mahrer, Ph.D.


Ph.D., Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, Palo Alto, CA (APA accredited program)

  • Pre-doctoral Internship, National Asian American Psychology Training Center (APA approved), Richmond Area Multi-Services, Inc. (RAMS), San Francisco, CA
  • Dissertation research, published and presented papers on the use of “no-suicide” contracts with suicidal patients
  • Brief Therapy Externship (academic year), Mental Research Institute (MRI), (John Weakland, Ch.E., and Richard Fisch, MD), Palo Alto, CA

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

  • Level I training (Francine Shapiro, Ph.D., Instructor)
  • Level II training (Laurel Parnell, Ph.D., Instructor)

B.A., Psychology, University of California, Santa Cruz

  • Graduated with psychology major Honors
  • Education Abroad Program (academic year), University of St. Andrews, Scotland

Member, National Institute of Sports, Division of Sports Psychologists


  • Director, Blue Mountain Counseling, San Francisco and Mill Valley, CA--current
  • Private Practice, Sole Practitioner, San Francisco and Mill Valley
  • Staff Psychologist, Programs Coordinator, Clinical Supervisor, Training Co-Coordinator, Networks Family Counseling Center (group practice, training institute), San Francisco, CA
  • Staff Psychologist, Clinical Supervisor, Family Institute of Pinole (group practice, training institute), Pinole, CA
  • Staff Psychologist, Counseling and Psychological Services, University of California, Berkeley, CA
  • Psychology Internships and placements in various clinical settings, including adult day treatment, adolescent day treatment, geriatric day treatment, geriatric outpatient, locked psychiatric inpatient, and various community mental health and community outpatient treatment programs.


  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma (both past and recent)
  • Stage-of-life and transition issues
  • Identity issues
  • EMDR