Founder of Willow Anxiety and OCD

Dr. Tejal Jakatdar

Dr. Jakatdar is a clinical psychologist. She is the founder and director of a group private practice, Willow Anxiety and OCD located in Los Gatos, CA. Dr. Jakatdar is a Cognitive-Behavioral therapist and specializes in treating anxiety disorders, OCD and OC spectrum disorders, perfectionism, depression, and women’s health.

Dr. Jakatdar received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Temple University in Philadelphia, one of the top 10 clinical psychology programs in the country. She completed her internship at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City. In 2010, she co-founded the Anxiety and OCD Treatment Center of Philadelphia. She has been practicing in Silicon Valley since 2016.

A passionate and respected educator, Dr. Jakatdar served as adjunct faculty for the clinical psychology program at Temple University and has supervised numerous practicum and postdoctoral students. Her research has been published in peer-reviewed journals and she has written a book chapter on treating social anxiety disorder. In addition, she frequently presents at national conferences for mental health professionals as well as in community settings to educate the public on anxiety, perfectionism and OCD. Dr. Jakatdar offers trainings and consulting services for clinical audiences and for mental health care start-ups.