Andrew Gottlieb, Ph.D.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Psychologist
415 Cambridge Ave,
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Phone: (650) 324-2666


  • B.A. with honors in Psychology, Magna Cum Laude, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1979.
  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1985.
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Behavioral Medicine, Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford Medical School, Stanford, CA, 1986.
  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist, PSY9505, State of California, 1986.

  • Private Practice. Palo Alto, CA. More than 20 years of experience specializing in providing cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to adults, couples, and teens.
  • Creator and author of the blog, a psychology focused blog with over 90 articles on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, medications, and other areas of psychology.

    • Consultant to Kaiser Permanente Medical Group training nurses and physicians in counseling strategies for brief health-related lifestyle change counseling.
    • Part-time Faculty Member. Pacific Graduate School of Psychology. Teach courses on family therapy.
    • Consulting Psychologist. Stanford Pain Management Clinic. Stanford, CA. Evaluated and treated over 100 chronic pain patients as part of multidisciplinary team.
    • Staff Psychologist. Stanford Behavioral Medicine Clinic, Stanford, CA. Worked with anxiety disorder patients and other behavioral medicine problems.
    • Chief Psychologist. Stanford Coronary Artery Monitoring Program, Stanford Cardiology Department, Stanford, CA. Counseled heart disease patients, consulted with medical staff, designed and supervised quality of life assessment.
    • Consultant to Satellite Dialysis Centers, aided in designing research looking at quality of life issues in kidney transplant patients.
    • Faculty member, Stanford Executive Program. Taught executives stress management and smoking cessation skills.
    • Psychology Intern, V.A. Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA.Training in health psychology, family therapy, and inpatient psychiatry.


    • Gottlieb, Andrew. Smoking Cessation, Clinician Application. In Translating Psychological Research Into Practice. Grossman, L. and Walfish, S. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company, 2014.
    • Gottlieb, Andrew, and Sachs, David P.L. Smoking Cessation. In Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription. Blair, S.N., et. al. (eds.). Philadelphia, PA: Lea and Febiger, 1993.
    • Gottlieb, Andrew, Killen, Joel, Marlatt, G.A. and Taylor, C.B. Psychological and pharmacological influences in cigarette smoking withdrawal: effects of nicotine gum and expectancies on smoking withdrawal symptoms and relapse. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 55(4), 1987, 606-608. 
    • Brownell,K.D., Glynn, T.J., Glasgow, R., Lando, H. Rand, C., Gottlieb, Andrew, and Pinney, J.M. Interventions to Prevent Relapse. Health Psychology, 5(suppl.0), 1986, 53-68.
    • Gottlieb, Andrew, Salovay, Peter, and D’Andrea, Vincent. Listening Skills. In Peer Counseling: Skills and Perspectives. D’Andrea, Vincent, and Salovay, Peter, Eds. Science and Behavior Books, Palo Alto, California, 1983.