Oscar F Cervantes, PhD, Psychologist in San Bruno
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 34 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 - $180
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • APS Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Beacon
  • Blue Cross
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • CCN
  • Corphealth
  • First Health
  • Great-West Life
  • Health Net
  • Interplan
  • Kaiser
  • MHN
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Multiplan
  • Optum
  • PHCS
  • PacifiCare
  • ValueOptions
  • Out of Network
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  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship Issues


  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Codependency
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Sleep, Adjustment Disorder
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Hispanic and Latino
Alternative Languages: Spanish
Religious Orientation: Christian


  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)


  • Heterosexual Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Multicultural
  • Psychodynamic


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2016
Oscar F Cervantes, PhD, Psychologist in San Bruno

Oscar F Cervantes

Psychologist, PhD