Susan Spinrad ESterly
A California state Licensed Psychologist, Susan Esterly has been a clinician and academic researcher at Stanford University, UCLA, and the Department of Veterans Affairs. She is a performance consultant for musicians, an advisor for small businesses and companies, and was a Core Faculty member and Director of Clinical Training at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. Susan maintains a private psychotherapy practice in Palo Alto, volunteers for A Home Within, a nonprofit that provides free mental health services to current and former foster youth, and keeps her right-brain in shape by writing and recording music with her long-time rock & roll band mates. Susan and her husband live in Palo Alto and volunteered throughout their daughter’s education at Palo Alto public schools.