Dr. Oscar F. Cervantes is a bicultural, Spanish/English bilingual clinical psychologist with a Masters in Sciences in Clinical Counseling and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with over 31 years of academic and clinical experience. He has privileges in some of the most prestigious hospitals in the Bay Area. Dr. Cervantes specializes in cross-cultural psychology, mood and anxiety disorders, cognitive behavioral therapy, and behavioral medicine. In addition to his private practice, he is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Francisco Medical School Department of Internal Medicine.
His background is extensive and includes: child, adult and family psychotherapy at a number of agencies, several university student health and counseling services, the California Youth Authority; faculty at several state and private universities' graduate departments of psychology, schools of medicine, and Chicano studies departments.
Dr. Cervantes has authored over 40 publications, presented at over 60 national and international conferences, made over 200 appearances on national and international television, and made over 40 national and international radio appearances. He is regularly called upon as an expert witness, and he maintains hospital privileges at UCSF, Sequoia and Mills-Peninsula Hospitals.
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  • Years in Practice: 20+ Years
  • School: California School of Professional Psychology
  • Year Graduated: 1988
  • License No. and State: PSY11697 California


  • Avg Cost (per session): $140 - $200
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • APS Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • CCN
  • Corphealth
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health
  • Great-West
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Integrated Health Plan
  • Interplan
  • MHN
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Multiplan
  • PHCS
  • PacifiCare
  • ValueOptions
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  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship Issues


  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Parenting
  • Sleep, Adjustment Disorder
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders

Client Focus

Alternative Languages: Spanish


  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Family / Marital


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2016
Oscar F Cervantes, PhD, Psychologist in San Bruno

Oscar F Cervantes

Psychologist, PhD