Psychiatric Alternatives

Chiaki Sasaki, PsyD

Child, Adolescent, Adult, and Couple Psychotherapy

Professional Statement

Dr. Chiaki Sasaki is a licensed, clinical psychologist with extensive experience in working with diverse clients, ranging from preschool age children to adults. She has worked in a variety of school, medical and outpatient settings as a therapist and a consultant. Dr. Sasaki uses a warm, collaborative approach to help people with depression, anxiety, life transitions, acculturation and immigration related issues, loss/grief, relationship problems, and stress management. Her primary concern is to assist clients in moving towards emotionally fulfilling life, self-growth, and an overall sense of well-being. She integrates cognitive behavioral/ solution focused approaches, mindfulness and psychodynamic therapy, and also has a personal interest in yoga and holistic health. Dr. Sasaki also offers psychotherapy and consultation in Japanese.


  • Depression
  • Women's Issues
  • Cross-cultural adjustment


  • Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, California Institute of Integral Studies
  • M.A. in Clinical Psychology, California Institute of Integral Studies
  • B.A. in Psychology, Indiana University

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

Office Address

  • 3129 Fillmore St, San Francisco

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem / Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield HMO/PPO
  • Cigna
  • Magellan
  • MHN
  • United Healthcare
  • Value Options