At the Redwood Center for Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Research, we look beyond diagnoses, and strive to understand the unique profile of each patient. Our work is guided by data that we collect collaboratively with our patients, by what we learn from published research, and by the research we conduct at our Center. 

We are located in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area and conveniently accessible by public transit.



Polina Eidelman, Ph.D.

license number PSY25550

I appreciate the unique circumstances, goals, values, histories, difficulties, and strengths of each patient with whom I have the pleasure of working. I enjoy working collaboratively with clients and aim to fuse my knowledge of empirically supported cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) principles with individualized hypotheses regarding factors that might be driving each individual’s difficulties. I aim to bring warmth, curiosity, compassion, empathy, and flexibility into all of the work I do.   Read more.

Janie Hong, Ph.D.

license number PSY22758

The decision to seek therapy is a difficult one. For nearly 20 years, I have worked in different cognitive behavioral treatment settings, and know first-hand how important it is to find high quality care. I see my patients as individuals (not as a series of diagnoses and/or problems). In therapy, I work with patients to establish an individualized model of how the problems relate to one another, identify goals and interventions, and monitor treatment progress in response to the interventions.  My approach is warm, flexible and collaborative.    Read more.


Our Outcomes

We are dedicated to providing evidence-based care. This means that we pay attention to the research literature, and that we systematically monitor the treatment progress of our patients. Research shows that clinicians who receive regular feedback about how a patient is doing will have better therapy outcomes. Read more.

Our Research

We aim to stay up-to-date on research relevant to our patients and trainees, to bring a scientific approach to our work with our patients, to conduct research, and to contribute to the scientific psychological literature. Read more.

Our Blog

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Located in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area.


We are located in the Rockridge area of Oakland, CA, and our offices are easily accessible by public transit.

5655 College Ave.

Oakland, CA