Dr. Mini Rattu is a therapist based in San Francisco, known for her specialization in mental health and wellness. As a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the State of California, Dr. Rattu demonstrates remarkable proficiency and commitment in her field. Her academic achievements are notable, including a doctoral internship at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas, accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). This program provided her with extensive clinical and research experience at Harris County Psychiatric Hospital, the Center for Neurocognitive Addictions, and the Department of Neurodevelopmental Studies.
Further enhancing her clinical expertise, she completed her postdoctoral residency in California at San Mateo Medical Center, focusing on Medical Psychiatry and Pain Management Clinic. Dr. Rattu also holds a Master of Science in Psychology with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy, highlighting her comprehensive knowledge in diverse psychological disciplines.
In her professional capacity, Dr. Rattu specializes in health psychology, which encompasses the psychological treatment of medical and psychological conditions. This includes managing chronic pain, diabetes, cancer, depression, anxiety, chemical dependency, and adjustment to chronic diseases. She is particularly skilled in treating trauma and stress-related disorders like Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and various Anxiety disorders, employing a cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) approach to treat these conditions effectively.
Additionally, Dr. Rattu’s repertoire includes certifications as a yoga instructor (E-RYT-500, YACEP), an Ayurvedic health educator, and a mindfulness instructor. Her formal training in Compassion Cultivation at Stanford University School of Medicine, Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE), and Yoga for Mental Health (YogaX) further broadens her therapeutic approach. This unique skill set allows her to incorporate holistic and culturally relevant elements into her treatment plans, catering to a diverse patient population.