Constance Burton, PsyD, JD
License:   PSY23188   

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy for Adults and Adolescents

Near California Avenue business district of Palo Alto

Constance Burton, PsyD, JD
560 Oxford Ave.
Suite 6B
Palo Alto, CA 94025

3352A Sacramento St.
San Francisco, CA 94118


cell 650-465-5527

I am a licensed clinical psychologist and have been providing psychodynamic psychotherapy to adolescents and adults for over 10 years. I graduated with a doctoral degree from the California School of Professional Psychology, a graduate program fully accredited by the American Psychological Association. During my two-year internship with the James Goodrich Whitney Clinic, part of the C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco, I trained in the use of symbols and images in psychotherapy. I worked extensively with adults of diverse cultures and ethnicities. In my career, I have provided psychotherapeutic treatment to all age groups: children. adolescents, and adults. My practice currently focuses on adolescents and adults. I have worked in various community centers and clinics as well.

Following graduation, I worked as a psychological assistant for Karen Naifeh, PhD, continuing my training in providing individual psychodynamic psychotherapy to a multicultural population of adults. My past research has included investigations regarding treatment of adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. I also research treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder and work with Dr. Helen Marlo on issues relating to the mental health of pregnant and new mothers.

The services I provide include, but are not limited to:
Psychodynamic psychotherapy
Jungian-oriented psychotherapy
Depth psychology
I also will tailor the type of therapy provided to the needs of the patient.

Areas of Expertise
I work mostly with adolescents and adults, focusing on issues such as:
Depression (persistent sadness, unusual irritability, changes is sleep patterns, changes in eating habits, etc);
Post-traumatic stress;
Separation or Divorce;
Interpersonal relationship issues.

Office Information:

Sessions are available by appointment only. I currently accept only Blue Shield insurance but I am happy to provide monthly invoices for you to submit to your insurance carrier. I do accept sliding scale fees, depending upon need and availability. Should you have any questions about my practice, please do not hesitate to call me at (650) 465-5527.