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Pacific Psychotherapy of San Francisco was started by Jyoti M. Rao, a licensed psychotherapist, to provide care to the diverse communities of the San Francisco Bay Area. Ms. Rao's practice helps people with a wide range of life experiences through sensitive, skilled, and informed assistance to address challenges they are facing.

In addition to her private practice, Ms. Rao teaches therapists-in-training at the graduate and post-graduate levels. She is an Assistant Professor in the Integral Counseling Psychology program at the California Institute of Integral Studies, teaching courses in the theory and practice of psychotherapy. In addition, she is member of the clinical faculty at the Integral Counseling Center at Pierce Street.

Ms. Rao has extensive experience in group facilitation and has worked in a variety of organizational settings to facilitate communication and assist with complex group dynamics.