4257 18th Street
|CA LICENSE # PSY23443|
ABOUT DR. SEIFF-HARON
Jay M. Seiff-Haron, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist, early childhood mental heatlh (ECMH) specialist and Certified Emotionally Focused Therapist (EFT) for couples in downtown San Francisco and Cow Hollow. Dr. Seiff-Haron conducts assessments and custody evaluations, and specializes in working with interracial and interfaith families. Jay's approach is rooted within Emotionally Focused Therapy, in which he has been Certified by the International Center for Excellence in EFT (ICEEFT) in Ottawa, as well as Child-Parent Psychotherapy, coparenting and EMDR. His training and experience includes two years at the UCSF Child Trauma Research Project, one of the foremost sites in the United States that specializes in the challenges facing parents, toddlers and preschoolers who have experienced significant stress or trauma.
Stressful events for young children include difficult divorces and sudden changes in custody, separations from loved ones, bullying, child abuse, sexual abuse and neglect, loss and mourning, exposure to a natural and man-made disasters, domestic violence, community violence and car accidents.
An area of particular emphasis in Dr. Seiff-Haron's practice is workplace and cross-cultural communication, as well as interracial, interfaith & LGBT relationships. As Executive Director at Cross-Cultural Communications (501c3), Advanced Standing in the Stanford Graduate School of Business Facilitator Network and Member of NTL Institute, Jay has extensive experience in coaching clients through cross-cultural interactions. Jay heads the Programming Committee of the Northern California Community for Emotionally Focused Therapy (NCCEFT), and teaches family and couples therapy, group psychotherapy and attachment to doctoral students of psychology at Argosy University. Dr. Seiff-Haron holds a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BA from Yale University.