A. Cassandra Golding, Ph.D.

CassandraDr. Cassandra Golding is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in psycho-educational, executive-functioning and social-emotional assessments. She has specialized assessment experience with: differential diagnoses, anxiety, the autism-spectrum, learning disorders, ADHD, psychological sequelae of trauma, and family functioning. Dr. Golding also provides parent coaching / consultation and individual and family therapy for children, adolescents, and adults utilizing a large range of evidence-based and insight-oriented therapies to improve psychological well-being. As a true generalist with diverse clinical training, Dr. Golding is focused on attending to the whole person and their social-ecological system.

Dr. Golding earned her B.S. degree from Saint Mary’s College of California. She completed her master’s and doctoral degrees at the University of Rhode Island. She returned to California to complete her pre-doctoral internship at the VA Palo Alto and a post-doctoral clinical fellowship at Stanford University Department of Psychiatry. There, she evaluated children contributing to the DSM-5 field trials. Dr. Golding has also served as adjunct graduate faculty at Santa Clara University and directed an early detection and intervention psychosis program. Most recently, she conducted sleep and suicide risk assessment clinical trials at Stanford University and provided psycho-educational evaluations and therapy for a non-profit educational center.