Joe Bankman, J.D., Psy.D.

Joe Bankman, J.D., Psy.D. Psychological Assistant

Joe Bankman, J.D., Psy.D.
Psychological Assistant

Dr. Bankman is a registered psychological assistant (PSB9022467) working towards licensure under the supervision of Dr. Robert Holaway (PSY22248). He received a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and a J.D. from Yale Law School.  He attended the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium, where he earned a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, and completed a clinical internship at the Counseling and Psychological Services Center at the University of California, Santa Cruz.  

Dr. Bankman is Associate Director at the Center for m2Health, which designs and tests web and computer-based mental health programs.  He sees these programs as useful supplements to therapy for some clients.  Dr. Bankman is also a professor at Stanford Law School, where he has designed and/or taught programs on stress and anxiety management that have been used at Stanford, Yale and other law schools, Stanford Medical School, and in various professional settings (https://law.stanford.edu/2015/04/07/joe-bankman-applying-psychology-to-tax-law-and-legal-education/). 

Dr. Bankman works with adults and adolescents with anxiety and mood disorders.  He has a special expertise in problems related to working in high-stress school or work environments.    

Dr. Bankman uses evidence-based treatments, including cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and acceptance and commitment therapy.  He views therapy as collaborative.  The shared goal is to better understand the client's problems, and to find the right tool with which to address those problems.