Faculty: Jere Sitko

Jere Sitko, PhD

Title(s):
Senior Adjunct Professor
School(s):
Business
650-742-2740
Campus(es):
San Francisco, Online
faculty bio

Dr. Sitko obtained Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Wright Institute in Berkeley and started teaching at GGU in 1995. Courses taught include: Theories of Personality; Biological Bases of Behavior; Cross Cultural; Developmental; and Psychopharmacology.

He has been employed full time with Kaiser Permanente since 1997. At Kaiser he is involved in the Intensive Outpatient Program.

Additionally, he leads Overcoming Depression Groups using CBT, a group for people with OCD using Exposure with Response Prevention (ERP).

He has worked in a variety of mental health settings: state psychiatric hospitals, group homes, community mental healthcenters, hospice care, and in private practice. When not working Dr. Sitko likes to swim, go to Hot Yoga, hang out with his 2 Cotons (Felipe & Louie), play piano, read, garden and socialize.


COURSES TAUGHT

PSYCH 100
Theories of Personality
PSYCH 304
Cross-cultural Aspects of Psychology
PSYCH 329
Psychopharmacology

EDUCATION

  • BA, MEd, Kent State University
  • PhD, Wright Institute

PROFESSIONAL & TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Adjunct Faculty, Golden Gate University, CA, 1996 - Present
  • Clinical Psychologist, Kaiser Permanente, 1997 - Present

At Kaiser I am involved in the Intensive Outpatient Program. Additionally, I lead Overcoming Depression Groups using CBT and a group for people with OCD using Exposure with Response Prevention (ERP).


HONORS & AWARDS

  • Golden Gate University: Senior Adjunct Professor, 2010 Outstanding Departmental Adjunct Faculty Member, Ageno School of Business, 2003
  • Outstanding Adjunct Faculty, Psychology Department Award, 1998.