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Janelle Eckhardt, PhD

Psychotherapy Supervisor

Work Experiences / Areas of Interest

Staff psychologist, St. Alphonsus Chronic Pain Clinic. Consultation-Liaison psychologist St. Mary’s Medical Center, San Francisco. Behavioral Medicine instructor for internal medicine residents conducting primary care rotations, St. Mary’s Medical Center. Supervisor for psychology interns conducting behavioral medicine rotations, St. Mary’s Medical Center. Volunteer Faculty – Dept. of Family medicine instructor for UCSF medical students teaching interviewing skills, behavioral medicine. Research psychologist for DOD project studying the efficacy of psychosocial interventions on Gulf War Syndrome, San Francisco Fort Miley VA. Group/individual therapist for Multiple Sclerosis, HIV-AIDS, breast cancer behavioral outcome studies, UCSF Medical Center, and Stanford. Worked in child and adult inpatient psychiatry as RN at Stanford U. Med. Center, UCSF- Langley Porter, San Francisco General Hospital, Dept. Emergency Psychiatry. Guest Lecturer on Psychosocial Aspects of Gulf War Illness, PTSD Reactions in Patients with Life-Threatening Illness, Primary Care Consultation, Modalities of Psychotherapy in End of Life Care, Family Issues in Patients with MS, Life-threatening Illness as a Turning Point for Change. Areas of special interest: adjustment to illness, women and couples with infertility, maternal desire, psychiatry/mental health practitioner professional development, transference/countertransference in patients with primitive character organization.

Current Clinical Work

Private Practice – adult psychotherapy, UW Idaho track psychiatry residency program instructor, outpatient supervisor, Peer consultant, bimonthly psychoanalytic/psychodynamic case consultation group.


Ph.D.1998California School of Professional Psychology, Alameda, CA
Clinical Psychology1998St. Mary’s Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
Clinical Psychology1996San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA
B.S.1988Idaho State University, Pocatello
B.A.1986College of Idaho, Caldwell