Jill Silverman, MFT

Jill Silverman, M.A., MFT
Adjunct Faculty in Counseling Psychology

Professional Licenses and Memberships

  • Marriage and Family Therapist, MFC 31242
  • California Association Marriage and Family Therapist (CAMFT) Member
  • American Society of Clinical Hypnosis Member
  • Northern California Society of Psychoanalytic Psychology

Educational Background

M.A., Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Drama Therapy
California Institute of Integral Studies
B.A., Liberal Studies with emphasis in Psychology, Sociology and Drama
University of California Santa Barbara

Areas of Expertise and Professional Practice

  • Relational Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhist Psychology
  • Drama Therapy
  • Clinical Hypnosis
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Spiritual Emergency
  • Adolescents
  • Couples Therapy
  • Psychoeducational Groups
  • Founder and Director of The Petaluma Counseling Center
  • Private Practice San Francisco and Petaluma
  • Co-Founder of The Couples Therapy Collective in San Francisco
  • Former Clinical Consultant for Mt. St. Joseph-St. Elizabeth in San Francisco and Intern Supervisor at The Marina Counseling Center in San Francisco


  • CP 5207 Advanced Counseling Techniques:  Psychodynamic
  • CP 5215 Child Abuse:  Assessment Reporting and Treatment