Psychiatric Alternatives

Laura Feren, PhD

Adolescent and Adult Psychotherapy

Professional Statement

Dr. Laura Feren is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in psychotherapy who integrates a range of methods to best address each person’s individual needs. She has extensive training in Psychodynamic Therapy and facilitates individuals to deepen self-understanding and lead more fulfilling lives. She provides a compassionate, warm and supportive environment in which to explore the inner world and create healing. She uses Solution Focused Therapy to offer support for men and women who are adjusting to stressful life circumstances such as changes in relationships, work, and health. Her approach is results-oriented and supported by research based evidence. Dr. Feren has experience working with people of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, belief systems, and racial/ethnic/gender identities. All are welcome!


  • Depression & Anxiety
  • Grief and Loss
  • Stress Management
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Women’s Issues
  • Navigating Life Transitions
  • Identity Issues
  • Work and Career Concerns
  • Aging Issues


  • Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, Wright Institute of Clinical Psychology
  • Postdoctoral M.S. Clinical Psychopharmacology, Alliant International University
  • M.A. Clinical Psychology, Wright Institute of Clinical Psychology
  • B.A. Political Science, Texas Tech University

Languages Spoken

  • English

Office Address

  • 3676 Sacramento St, San Francisco

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
  • MHN
  • United Healthcare
  • Value Options