David Emmert, Psy.D.

Position Title:

  • Faculty Counselor


  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist, State of California (PSY 22172)

Academic Training:

  • Psy.D., Clinical Psychology,
    The California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University (2007)
  • Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology, 2005


  • Post-doctoral Residency
    San José State University 
  • Pre-doctoral Internship
    San José State University
  • Health Psychology Externship
    San Francisco VA Medical Center 

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Psychological Association, Division 44

Areas of Special Interests:

  • Anxiety & stress management
  • Depression and self-esteem
  • Optimal functioning and building on strengths
  • Relationship concerns (family, partner, friendship, etc.)
  • Identity/Identities exploration
  • Grief and loss

Theoretical Orientation:

  • Integrated (emphasizing: cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), multiculturalism, positive psychology, health psychology, humanism, and Mindfulness-based approaches).

Other Information:

  • David has experience working as a counselor in community mental health, medical, and university settings. He truly enjoys working with college students to find ways to remove obstacles to growth, achieve academic and personal goals, and enhance overall well-being. 

updated 03/2/15