Dr. Daniele Levy is a Stanford-trained licensed clinical psychologist whose background uniquely combines leading edge training in behavioral sciences with deep expertise coaching and mentoring working professionals in dynamic organizations. Together, these perspectives inform her warm, collaborative, and effective care in adult mental health.
Dr. Levy specializes in providing cognitive and behavioral therapy (CBT) to adults struggling with an array of emotional and interpersonal concerns including stress, anxiety, depression, work problems, and relationship difficulties. She employs empirically validated treatments to deliver meaningful symptom reduction through brief interventions. She is a Level 5 Master Clinician and Trainer in TEAM-CBT, an innovative framework for delivering evidence-based psychotherapy developed by Stanford University’s Dr. David Burns, and is trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), CBT for Insomnia (CBT-I), and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT).
In addition to her private psychotherapy practice, Dr. Levy is Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees at Palo Alto University, the West Coast's premier professional psychology school, and serves as an advisor to technology companies in the healthcare space. She is actively involved with programs related to women's issues in the workplace, having served on the advisory board of the Women’s Initiative Network and as a facilitator for the Women in Management program at the Stanford Graduate of Business. Her clinical experience includes roles as director of Integrated Behavioral Health at the San Mateo Medical Center, a general medical and surgical hospital in San Mateo, CA, as well as practice in college counseling, community mental health, and the Veterans Administration. Her expertise spans clinical operations, psychiatric services in primary and specialty care, as well as training program leadership. In recognition of her contributions, she has been awarded San Mateo County's Excellence in Leadership Award, Star Award for Program Performance, and nominated for Women in County Leadership Award.
Dr. Levy's research interests include work-life balance among professional women; use of technology in delivery of psychological interventions; and evidence-based interventions for depressive disorders. She has assisted in clinical research for various projects at Stanford's School of Medicine Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, the Palo Alto VA, and the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology. She has published peer-reviewed research focused on female-specific effects of workaholism on well-being outcomes.
Dr. Levy completed a PhD in Clinical Psychology at the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology with a concentration track in Clinical Neuroscience in Women’s Health at Stanford University’s School of Medicine. She holds an MBA degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Latin America's #1 ranked institution, the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Dr. Levy is trilingual (English, Spanish, Portuguese) and enjoys living and working in the Bay Area’s multicultural environment. She is a member of several professional and community associations, including: