About Me

I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PSY 29817) in private practice. I work with adults and children and specialize in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the treatment of depression, anxiety, and relationship problems.​

I graduated from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo-Alto, CA, with a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. I have a Master's degree in Psychology, and a Bachelor's degree in Buddhist Psychology (the implementation of Buddhist principles in the practice of psychology), from Naropa University, Boulder, CO. Although I do not practice Buddhism, the Buddhist principles of mindfulness, Love & kindness (empathy), and the need to remove/reduce one's sufferings coincide with my values as a psychologist. I employ a cognitive-behavioral approach to treatment and use powerful interventions to enhance our progress. 

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My four-legged assistant, Riley, is a certified therapy dog, together we provide K-9 Assisted Therapy. Riley is a six-year-old Black Lab mix. He is calm, obedient, and friendly. He has a quiet manner and is very gentle with children. (If you have any concerns or allergies, please let me know in advance).

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Contact Me

Due to COVID-19, all services are via Video Therapy.

Therapy is a commitment, and ​before we start working together, I'd like to offer you a 20 min' free consultation, where you can ask me questions and explain why you are seeking my services at this point in your life.

Please contact me to schedule a FREE consultation.

Be aware that the use of email could compromise your privacy. Please keep your email succinct and minimize identifying information. 

Keren Shemesh, PhD

1061 El Monte Ave, suite B

Mountain View, CA 94040



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