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Our Clinical Staff

All of our staff members recognize the sacred and professional responsibility, which clients entrust in us, to best assist their healing process, while avoiding harm. We are committed to  work together with our clients and families in a personalized, caring and effective way.

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Licensed Psychologist 

Jeffrey Bruno,  M.S., Ph.D.

Dr. Jeffrey Bruno has decades of experience as a California licensed Psychologist. He is uniquely trained in the practice of integrative mental healthcare. He has decades of experience in traditional psychotherapies and in alterative healing therapies. Dr. Bruno works with a wide age-range of clients, from young children to adults and families.

An education in General Experimental Psychology (Master of Science, U.W. - Madison) and a doctorate in Clinical Psychology (C.I.I.S. - San Francisco) connects his love of science with his practice of psychological healing. Over four decades, he has studied western, eastern and alternative forms of mind-body-spirit medicine. He first coined the term, “Nutritional Psychology,” to describe an emerging, interdisciplinary field, that has since become more widely recognized.

Jeffrey was taught and inspired by many remarkable teachers, including:

  • Family & Gestalt therapy (James Guinan, Ph.D., a student of Fritz Pearls and Carl Witaker) 

  • Child & Play therapy (Sand tray & Play therapies with Moon Eng, Ph.D., Parent-Child-Interaction Therapy training at UC Davis, EMDR and Therapeutic Stories with Joan Lovett, MD)

  • Jungian Depth and Process-Orientated Psychology (John Perry, M.D. and Arnold Mendell, Ph.D.)  

  • Psycho-Sensory therapies (E.M.D.R. with Francine Shapiro, Ph.D.; E.T.T. with Steven Vazques, Ph.D.; Brainspotting with Robert Weisz, Ph.D; Biofeedback with Tom Fine, M.A.; Neurofeedback with Julian Issacs, Ph.D.; Neurostimulation Therapies, qEEG & ERP brain mapping with Nick Dogris, Ph.D. and Tiff Thompson, Ph.D.; Energy Psychology with David Gruder, Ph.D., Auricular therapy with Terry Oleson, Ph.D., FSM with Carolyn McMakin, M.A., D.C., and the Sensory Learning Program with Julie Bolles).   

  • Transpersonal Psychology (Steven Vazques, Ph.D., Ralph Metzner, Ph.D., John Lilly, M.D., and Stanislav Grof, M.D.)​

  • Eastern Psycho-Spiritual training with B.K.S. Iyengar (Hatha Yoga expert) and the Gelug lineage of Tibetan meditation masters (Lama Thubten Yeshe, Geshe Lhundub Sopa, the Dali Lama and several of his tutors).   

  • Traditional Naturopathic Medicine training by Dr. John Ray (pioneer of Body Electronics), Robert Stevens (Mastery Systems), Viktoras Kulvinskas (raw food advocate) and Dr. Bernard Jensen (father of American Iridology).  

  • Orthomolecular & Functional Medicine teachers of nutrition include Dr. Bill Walsh, Ph.D., Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D. and Julia Ross, M.D. He joined a 3-year monthly supervision group with integrative psychiatrist, Natale Sadler, M.D. In 2014, Dr. Bruno wrote a book, “Eat Light & Feel Bright.”  

  • Light and Chromatic therapies were introduced by Brian Breiling, Ph.D. (editor, “Light Years Ahead,”). Many other teachers and friends  - especially Sensora with Anadi Martel - have inspired and supported Jeffrey in his lifelong consciousness studies and his pursuit in the holistic healing arts.  

Medicinal Herbalist & Wellness Consultant

Linda Bruno, M.H.

Linda Susan Bruno studied Art Education at the University of Toledo. During her senior year, she experienced a catastrophic injury, which left her unable to walk and in chronic pain. During her time of healing, learning to walk again, Linda began a study of Silva Mind Control. She learned how to manage her pain and to accelerate her natural healing process. That life changing injury channeled her into natural health care studies with massage, nutrition, Iridology, colon hygiene and herbal medicines. Linda has practiced and taught bodywork (massage, reflexology, and body electronics) for nearly 15 years. She instructed nurses at the Medical College of Ohio in massage therapy. 

Linda became a Medical Herbalist through the California Herbal Studies in Sebastopol, California in 1987. Linda also spent 3-years mentored by a naturopathic doctor, John Whitman Ray. She helps people to apply  natural principals of “Herrings Law of Cure” and healthy lifestyle changes. The use of minerals, food enzymes, probiotics, mostly a plant-based diet, water, and regular use of exercise and positive attitudes have contributed to significant heals in Linda’s life. She has worked with many hundreds of clients over the decades, providing holistic iridology, herbal and nutrition consultations, along with body-orientated therapies.

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Linda is both a gifted intuitive and a practical teacher of the healing arts. She offers iridology readings, herbal and nutritional consultations.  Also, she is a valued support staff offering alternative therapies at the clinic. 

Psychological Intern

Catherine D. Dunn, M.A.,

Catherine Dunn is a passionate scholar with two masters degrees in psychology, two years of law school, and she is currently completing her doctoral studies in the field of clinical psychology. Catherine currently has an internship with Dr. Bruno. Under his supervision, Catherine works with children, adolescents, and families. She uses cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Play & Family therapies and other treatments to help children and adolescent clients with a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and adjustment problems.

Catherine Dunn has worked in a variety of clinical settings including private practices, long-term inpatient residential homes, schools, and community mental health centers. Catherine values authentic interactions, and creative play, along with emotionally supportive communication and nonverbal support in her therapy work.  

Catherine Dunn received her M.A. degree in Clinical Psychology, with honors, at the University of San Francisco and is currently finishing her doctorate in clinical psychology.  

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Catherine's dissertation is on the use of Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) with children on the Autistic Spectrum Disorder.    

Contact Us 

Jeffrey Bruno, Ph.D.

205 Rockaway Beach, Suite 5, Pacifica, CA 94044

CA Lic. Psy #13149

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