Dr. Platt is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (CA license: PSY15844) since 1996 practicing in Los Gatos and San Jose, CA. She received her doctorate (Ph.D.) in Psychology from the United States International University/Alliant University in San Diego, CA. Her internship was done at the Giarretto Institute of EMQ in San Jose, an internationally recognized sexual abuse treatment center.
In addition, Dr. Platt is also a Registered Nurse Practitioner (CA license 360215), first licensed in New York in 1979. She received her Bachelor and Master of Science degrees at the State University of New York at Stony Brook (with honors). She has extensive experience in Family Practice, Women’s Health and Psychiatry and has worked both in New York and various regions of California and with many cultural groups.
Extensive, on-going continuing education in health care and psychology ensure that Dr. Platt provides a high quality of care. She has had training at some of the most prestigious institutions (Harvard and Stanford Universities) and with many of the leaders in the fields of marital therapy, use of hypnosis, sexuality, trauma treatment, forgiveness issues, eating disorders, use of medications (psychopharmacology), substance abuse, HIV and AIDS treatment, Positive Psychology, and others.
The integration of Nursing with Psychology is the perfect blend of knowledge and skills to understand and guide people to optimal health and allow healing of the body, mind and spirit.