Dr. Andrew Damian
Dr. Andrew Damian completed his postdoctoral fellowship in Pain Psychology at the San Mateo Medical Center, where he worked in a chronic pain clinic using cutting-edge multi-modal techniques in a unique, interdisciplinary team setting.
He completed his pre-doctoral internship in Clinical Neuropsychology at Goodwill Neurorehabilitation Services in Portland, Maine, where he received specialty training in the concepts of brain-behavior functioning. Dr. Damian received
his Doctorate of Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies, a practitioner- scholar graduate program integrating the rich tradition of depth psychology with the dynamic world of clinical psychology, establishing his rigorous academic knowledge and comprehensive clinical training. Dr. Damian’s clinical training took place in a wide-range of settings, including
hospitals, outpatient non-profit rehab facilities, community mental health, county jails, and the California department of rehabilitation. Dr. Damian is passionate about using new technologies to improve therapeutic outcomes. He has
training in biofeedback, neurofeedback, and quantitative electroencephalography (QEEG), which is used to assess brain functioning. He utilizes innovative techniques to help patients train toward optimal health and wellbeing. He strives to understand the mind-body connection, and embraces pioneering research to inform his practice of psychology. He is an advocate of Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality for clinical applications and peak performance. Dr. Damian works collaboratively with patients and utilizes evidence-based treatments including cognitive-behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and mindfulness based approaches. Treatment is designed to be brief, solutions-focused and goal oriented. He believes that each person possesses inherent abilities to grow, heal and live a meaningful life.