Psychotherapist Profile


Naveen Kassamali LMFT

Background

Naveen Kassamali LMFT is a psychotherapist licensed by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (License #LMFT106133). She works with individuals, couples and families as part of our integrated medical-behavioral team.

She combines evidence-based therapy interventions chosen based on research, her own clinical judgment, and each patient's preferences, in a warm relational style, in order to achieve optimal results for our patients.

CLINICAL APPROACH

Naveen applies the most appropriate and evidence-based therapy techniques to each individual's needs. Her skill set includes cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), motivational interviewing (MI), health psychology, exposure therapy and addiction psychotherapy. She also provides ketamine-assisted psychotherapy in conjunction with our medical team.

EDUCATION
Naveen earned her undergraduate degree in sociology at UC Davis and her masters in counseling psychology at Notre Dame de Namur University. Her masters thesis focused on the impact of microagressions on specific multicultural populations.

WORK EXPERIENCE
Prior to joining My Doctor Medical Group, Naveen worked in medical settings on integrated medical-behavioral teams, including Fremont Hospital, California Pacific Medical Center and Stanford Hospital. She brings a broad skill-set and team-based approach to care which works perfectly with our practice model.

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