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Jeanmarie Cahill

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


A New York City native, Jeanmarie has lived in the Bay Area for almost thirty years. She holds both a BA and MA in Psychology and is a licensed Marriage Family Therapist. Jeanmarie has worked in a variety of mental health settings primarily focusing on adolescents, young adults, adults and families. She is currently in private practice in Palo Alto.

In addition to private practice and teaching, Jeanmarie has a keen interest and practice in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Mindful Self Compassion and has done intense training in both. She incorporates this work into her teaching, private practice and life. She is also a consultant to the non-project: The Art of Yoga Project. Jeanmarie began teaching at USF as an adjunct faculty in 2008.

Research Areas

  • Issues facing teens, young adults and families
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Eating disorders
  • General relationship issues


  • MA, Counseling Psychology, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA