Salena Schapp, PsyD
Dr. Salena Schapp is a licensed psychologist (PSY29619) with experience treating patients across the lifespan, and a particular specialty working with children, adolescents, and families. In her work with children and families, Dr. Schapp is collaborative, compassionate, and playful. She provides a range of psychological services, specializing in treatment of eating disorders, anxiety, behavioral challenges, and trauma. Dr. Schapp is passionate about helping families create a supportive and strong parent-child relationship. She uses evidenced-based approaches to therapy, while individualizing treatment to match each patient’s needs, including cognitive behavioral therapy, family-based therapy, parent management training, parent-child interaction therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy. She practices from a weight-inclusive, Health at Every Size (HAES)® approach, to help individuals improve their relationship to food and their bodies.
Dr. Schapp also has extensive experience with group therapy, and enjoys creating a supportive, safe, and helpful group environment. Her training in psychological assessment allows her to evaluate diagnostic possibilities, build a profile of strengths and weaknesses, and create meaningful therapeutic and academic recommendations.
Dr. Schapp completed her graduate training in clinical psychology at the PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium, where she focused her studies on children and families. She finished her predoctoral internship training at University of Texas Austin/Dell Children’s Medical Center and her postdoctoral residency at Kaiser Permanente in Redwood City. She has a strong interest in teaching and supervision, and has provided training opportunities and supervision for the postdoctoral resident training program at Kaiser Permanente. She also enjoys consulting with and teaching other professionals and the community at large through trainings and presentations.
Certified Therapist in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
Certified Therapist in Family-Based Treatment (FBT)