Doctor Tierney holds a PhD in Somatic Psychology and specializes in supporting people to manage and heal somatic symptoms—anxious or distressing body sensations or traumatic intrusive memories that are physically felt in the body. He is a Licensed Psychologist who integrates his many years as a complementary medicine practitioner into his integrative psychology approach. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction techniques, Cognitive Behavioral work, EMDR trauma resolution, and arts-based inquiry are just some of the modalities he draws from. As a teacher in the field of somatic therapy, Brian uses a unique blend of education and talk therapy with individuals, families, and couples. He enjoys being an advocate for fringe thinkers, marginalized groups such as the LGBTQ community, and those who have been turned off by therapy in the past. He is an eclectic therapist whose ultimate goal is to forge a trusting, dynamic, and creative collaboration with each client.
PhD in Psychology - Meridian University, CA
MA in Psychology - Meridian University, CA
BA in Business Administration - University of Wisconsin, Madison
Anthem East Bay
Beacon Health Options, Inc.
United Behavioral Health