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Robert Solley, PhD
Title:
Adjunct Professor, Psychology
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Dr. Robert Solley is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in couples therapy in San Francisco. Earning his PhD from the California School of Professional Psychology in Berkeley, Dr. Solley has been licensed for nearly 20 years. He has trained and worked in such diverse settings as Children's Hospital in Oakland, California-Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, and is a Staff Therapist with the Couples Institute in Menlo Park. Dr. Solley has taught doctoral students as an adjunct faculty member at CSPP and at the Wright Institute and is currently adjunct faculty at Golden Gate University. Currently he sees 15-20 couples a week in his private practice in the Noe Valley area of San Francisco.

EDUCATION

  • PhD (clinical psychology), California School of Professional Psychology

    BA (philosophy and psychology), Northwestern University

PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Academic

2012 - Present
Adjunct Professor, Golden Gate University

1993
Adjunct Faculty, The California School of Professional Psychology (now Alliant International University)
Adjunct Faculty, the Wright Institute
Adjunct Faculty, Professional School of Psychology

Clinical

2006 - Present
Staff Therapist, The Couples Instititute

2003 - Present
Private practice in neuropsychology and psychotherapy

1992 - 2007
Consulting neuropsychologist to various Bay Area health facilities including Walden House Adolescent Facility in San Francisco and Fairmont Hospital in San Leandro

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • 1998 Gold Apple Award from the National Educational Media Network for the documentary Straight-Up Life: HIV and Addiction

MEDIA AND INTERVIEWS

  • 1995 - 2003 Video Producer/Director

  • Produced and directed an award winning documentary for Walden House about HIV+ youth in residential drug treatment.

  • Production assistant on a Frontline/Center for Investigative Reporting/KQED documentary, narrated by Bill Moyers, aired nationally on Frontline in October 1990.

  • Produced a number of locally broadcast Public Service Announcements, as well as a number of other small projects.