Amy Wilner, Psy.D.
Amy Wilner, Psy.D., received her undergraduate degree from Vassar College, where she majored in English, and an M.F.A. from the Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa. Before receiving graduate training in clinical psychology, she spent years as a professional editor in the fields of psychology and psychoanalysis, and was the editor on staff for the Macarthur Foundation’s Program on Conscious and Unconscious Mental Processes at UCSF’s Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute. She received her master’s degree in clinical psychology from the San Francisco School of Psychology, and completed her doctoral work through the Professional School of Psychology in Sacramento, where her dissertation focused on adolescent girls with eating disorders. She is the Clinical Director of the Marin County chapter of A Home Within, a nation-wide organization that provides pro-bono long-term therapy to children and adolescents in the foster care system. She has also participated in panel discussions for and serves as a consultant to Beyond Differences, a nonprofit focused on social isolation among middle- and high-school students. She maintains a private practice with offices in both San Francisco and San Rafael.