Psychiatric Alternatives

Robert Riddell, PsyD

Adult and Couple Psychotherapy

Professional Statement

Dr. Rob Riddell is a warm and active therapist who helps individuals and couples facing difficult relationship problems, depression, stress, anxiety, medical problems, life transitions, and spiritual crises. He integrates a number of approaches including CBT, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), psychodynamic, emotion-focused, and mindfulness-based therapies. An experienced mindfulness meditation teacher, he brings many years of meditation and yoga practice to his work as a therapist. Dr. Riddell completed his internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the San Mateo Medical Center, with an emphasis on neuropsychological assessment and health psychology.


  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship Issues
  • Life transitions
  • Mindfulness


  • Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, The Wright Institute
  • B.A. in Music, Brown University

Languages Spoken

  • English

Office Address

  • 3632 Sacramento Street, San Francisco

Insurances Accepted

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