Dr. Hersevoort has extensive education and training in both the biological and psychological aspects of mental health. He holds undergraduate degrees in both biochemistry and clinical psychology from University of California Davis and California State University Sacramento.
He also holds a Master's in Public Health in International Health and Development from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in
New Orleans, Louisiana. His medical degree is from Tulane University School of Medicine. His psychiatric training was completed at California Pacific Medical Center in
San Francisco, California . CPMC is known to be one of the best programs in the country for the training of psychotherapy, demonstrated by both a long tradition of skilled graduates as well as objectively by a top ranking on the Columbia Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Skills Test yearly since its conception.
Dr. Hersevoort has work experience in virtually all environments of mental health services including outpatient, inpatient, crisis, and emergency psychiatry. In the past 5 years, these have included consultation or teaching relationships with the inpatient services at Alta Bates, in Berkeley, the Consultation-Liason service at the University of California at San Francisco, and the emergency department at John George Psychiatric Pavilion, in
San Leandro. In 2009, Dr. Hersevoort was elected as a Councilor-at-Large for the Northern California Psychiatric Society, which is the American Psychiatric Association division for Northern California. He is currently on staff at California Pacific Medical Center as an adjunct professor of psychiatry.
He has additional experience working with specialty populations including eating disorders, geriatric psychiatry, dual diagnosis, and ADHD. He has worked as a consultant to, and evaluator for, several law practices in
San Francisco in the last several years. This includes Extreme Hardship Waivers in the area of Immigration Law, as well as independent medical examinations in the area of Workers' Compensation.
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