Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Yotam Heineberg
Dr. Yotam Heineberg is a licensed clinical psychologist and a clinical faculty member at Palo Alto
University’s Gronowski Center, where he offers supervision, clinical and didactic psychotherapy
training in Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), and other compassion focused approaches to
healing and growth. Dr. Heineberg has acted as a Research Fellow at Stanford University with
the Center for Compassion and Altruism, Research and Education (CCARE), where he developed
various compassion programs to support personal and collective resilience, as well as compassion
for self and others. He also designs and delivers compassion-based burnout reduction programs
that support nurses, clinicians, leaders and patients in large hospital settings.
Dr. Heineberg completed his doctorate at the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium at Palo Alto
University and his post-doctoral training at Stanford University’s CCARE, during that time he trained
with Professor Paul Gilbert, who developed the CFT model in the UK. He lives in San Francisco,
runs a private practice and offers workshops nationally and internationally.