Clinical Psychologist
San Francisco | Palo Alto
415-386-0275 | 650-261-6490
Although I was raised in Chicago and New York, I now enjoy life on the West Coast in Palo Alto with my wife, Dr. Mary Rodocker, who is also a psychologist. We have been together for more than 30 years, and raised a daughter who is now grown.
Curriculum Vitae

Professional Experience

1977 to Present

Clinical Psychologist.
Private Practice: San Francisco & Palo Alto, California.
Individuals and couples counseling.

1982 to 1987

Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Practice Medicine.
University of California Medical Center: Community Hospital, Santa Rosa, California.
Consultation, education and supervision of medical residents.

1979 to 1982

Coordinator/Staff Psychologist.
University of California: San Francisco, California.
Department of Psychiatry, Sex and Disability Unit. Developed and implemented social skills training program for special education teachers and parents of the disabled.


The California School of Professional Psychology; Berkeley, California. Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, 1978.

The California School of Professional Psychology; Berkeley, California. M.S., Counseling Psychology, 1976.

Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois. M.B.A., Marketing and Management, 1970.

Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois. B.S., Business Administration, 1968.


Licensed Clinical Psychologist
#PSY 8727, State of California; since 1985.


Member, American Psychological Association (APA)

Member, California Psychological Association (CPA)

National Board of Directors, RESOLVE

Member, Association of Labor Management

Administrators and Consultants on Alcoholism (ALMACA), National and Bay Area Chapter.

Member, Society for the Scientific Study of Sex (SSSS)

Areas of Expertise

Law and Mediation Center; Marin County, California; 1984. Intensive training in law and mediation for divorce, reconciliation and labor disputes.

Center for Advancement of Human Behavior; Stanford University, California; 1979-1983. Individual and couples counseling; infertility, adoption, marital, sexual, male emotional issues.

North County Mental Health Unit; Palo Alto, California; 1977-1978. Outpatient day treatment, including individual and group therapy; medication evaluation and supervision.

Palo Alto Veterans Administration; Stanford University; California; 1976-1977.  Psychological testing and diagnostics, organic and non-organic; family therapy; multimodal behavior modification approaches with hospitalized patients.

University of California School of Medicine; Department of Psychiatry; San Francisco, California; 1974-1982. Research and development of social skills training models; research on men's issues; sex therapy and sex education with individuals, couples and groups; teaching and supervision of interns.

Suicide Prevention; San Francisco, California; 1972-1973. Crisis intervention.



University of California, San Francisco; Department of Family Practice Medicine; since 1980.

Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital; Consumer Education Programs; since 1980.

Professional School of Psychology; Masters Counseling Students Program; since 1984.


RESOLVE (National Organization on Infertility), Serono Symposium. Keynote speaker at West Coast Conference; Stanford, California; 1986, 1988, 1989.

NASPA (National Association of Student Personnel Administration, Inc.).  Keynote speaker, Annual Convention; Washington, DC; April, 1986.