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Bay Area CBT Center Therapist
Manmeet Rattu, PsyD

Therapy Services in San Francisco CA

Manmeet Rattu, PsyD

Psychotherapy in San Francisco 

Dr. Mini Rattu is here to guide you with a unique, holistic approach that focuses on the complete you – mind, body, and spirit. As a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, she combines evidence-based therapy with a deep understanding of the interconnectedness of your physical and emotional wellbeing.



Addressing the Emotional Impact of Medical Conditions

Body Centered Somatic Therapy

Dr. Rattu specializes in health psychology, skillfully addressing both mental health issues and the emotional impact of medical conditions. Her expertise extends to a range of challenges, from chronic pain and depression to anxiety and life adjustments. She incorporates trauma-informed yoga and body-centered, somatic approaches. This enhances the therapeutic experience by connecting mind, body, and spirit. She treats the whole person, not just the symptoms. This approach nurtures overall wellness. Her counseling sessions become a path toward comprehensive healing and personal growth.

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Specialized In Mental Health and Wellness

Versatility and Diversity in Therapy

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.

Health Psycholgy and Holistic Wellness

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.

Additional certifications for holistic health

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.

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Innovative Therapeutic Approaches

As a respected and experienced therapist in the Bay Area, Dr. Rattu not only offers her counseling services in San Francisco but also provides online therapy throughout California. Her commitment to culturally relevant program development in health and wellness underlines her comprehensive approach to patient care. Apart from her role at the Bay Area CBT Center, Dr. Rattu has a keen interest in fitness, participating in competitions, and enjoys international travel. She also contributes by leading programs at health and wellness retreats, reinforcing her dedication to promoting overall health and wellbeing. Her multifaceted approach, combined with her interests in post-traumatic growth, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and compassion cultivation, make her a distinguished and influential therapist in the Bay Area and beyond.



Manmeet's Areas of Specialty

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Anxiety and Stress

Overcome social anxiety, shyness, imposter syndrome, and low self-esteem, unlocking a path to greater confidence and self-acceptance.

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Trauma & Life Transitions

Break free from PTSD and complex trauma with carefully tailored exposure-based and mindfulness-based interventions and build resilience.

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Relationships & Communication

Find freedom from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders, including Body Dysmorphia, relationship OCD, and Trichotillomania, with specialized support.

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Manmeet's Treatment Specialties

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Manage perfectionist tendencies that can lead to stress and burnout.

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Replace self-critical thoughts with more compassionate and constructive self-talk.

Dating Difficulties

Overcome challenges in dating and relationships.


Build healthier, more interdependent relationships.

Internet Addiction

Develop strategies to manage compulsive internet use.

Performance Anxiety

Manage anxiety that affects performance abilities.

Infidelity and Trust Issues

Tackle the emotional complexities of infidelity and rebuild trust.

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Shyness and Social Anxiety

Overcome shyness for more confident social interactions.

Personalized and Inclusive Therapy

Evidence-Based Therapy with Dr. Manmeet Rattu

Empowering Transformation

As a licensed psychologist  in San Francisco, I believe deeply in the transformative power of therapy. My approach combines traditional methods with innovative techniques, tailored to each client’s unique story. I am committed to continuous learning, ensuring that I bring the most effective strategies to those I work with.

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion

At the core of my therapeutic approach are mindfulness and self-compassion. I help clients connect deeply with themselves, leading to a more balanced and fulfilling life. By fostering mindfulness and acceptance, profound changes in thoughts, feelings, and behaviors can be achieved, guiding clients towards greater peace and satisfaction.

Nurturing Growth

In my practice, I create a safe and empathetic space for clients to feel heard and understood. I support and guide them through the challenges of therapy, focusing on long-term emotional health and resilience. I offer both in-person and online therapy. My goal is to empower clients, helping them become active participants in their healing process.

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How To Start Therapy

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Free 15-Minute Consult

Book a no-cost consultation with our specialist to discuss your therapy goals.

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Therapist Match

We’ll match you with a therapist who fits your specific requirements.
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Schedule Your Session

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Our Diverse Range of Counseling Services

At Bay Area CBT Therapy, we are committed to ensuring that therapy is accessible to everyone, embracing the diverse backgrounds and identities of our clients, including those from the LGBTQ+ community and underrepresented groups. 

Our services are tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual, providing respectful and affirming care that acknowledges and celebrates our distinct experiences.

Psychotherapy with Manmeet Rattu, PsyD

At the Bay Area CBT Center, we redefine the journey to mental wellness.

Choosing Dr. Manmeet Rattu as your psychotherapist in San Francisco means embarking on a journey towards self-discovery and fulfillment. Her expertise, compassionate approach, and commitment to evidence-based practices make her a valuable ally in your mental health journey. 

Check Out Our CBT Quizzes

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Procrastination Quiz

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Relationship Schemas Quiz

Self-Compassion Quiz

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Workplace Schemas Quiz

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Relationship Satisfaction Quiz

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Complex Trauma Quiz


Trusted, Licensed Therapists with Expert Training and Thorough Vetting

We’re a group practice of highly experienced mental health professionals and specialists in the field of cognitive behavioral therapy. 

We are empathetic professionals who truly understand what it’s like to feel disconnected from your own journey. We believe that your past should not be an anchor holding you back from a brighter future.

Innovative, Expert-Led Therapy Tailored Just for You

We customize and tailor our work with you to meet your specific needs. Our goal is to provide you with the skills that you need to feel better and cope more effectively in the shortest period of time. 

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