Picture of Maryellen Curran
Licensed Psychologist, Trainer and Supervisor
Student Health Services, Bertolini, 3rd Floor

Maryellen Curran, Ph.D. is a clinical supervisor. Dr. Curran received her BA from UCLA, a MA in Education from San Francisco State University and a doctorate from California School of Professional Psychology in Berkeley, CA. Her internships were at University of San Francisco in the college counseling center, and at the Sonoma County Mental Health department. Her post-doctoral residency was with Kaiser Permanente and she went on to be a practicing clinician there for 22 years, twelve of those as the chief of adult psychiatric services in Santa Rosa.

Dr. Curran recently retired from Santa Rosa Community Health where she was the Director of Integrated Behavioral and Mental Health for seven years. She currently works as a clinical supervisor of psychology trainees at SRJC through the Student Health Service Clinic. She also has a small private practice. 

Throughout her career, she mentored interns and residents providing both group and individual clinical supervision. Her work in primary care with SRCH underscores her passion for social justice and health care as a human right. Maryellen promoted the philosophy of integrating mind and body in collaboration with primary care physicians. She works from a Mindfulness-based Cognitive-Behavioral approach and individualizes her care of clients in an integrative fashion. Dr. Curran specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders using empirically based techniques, trauma recovery using EMDR and Cognitive Processing, borderline personality through Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and strength-based approaches when working with clients on women's issues, self-esteem, and relationship challenges. Outside of work, Maryellen loves to be with family and friends outdoors while appreciating our beautiful Sonoma County landscape. She is an active recreational tennis player, practices yoga and loves to walk our beautiful Sonoma County trails.