UCSF clinical psychologist Alex Keller, PsyD

Alex Keller, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

Specialties: Health psychology, family therapy, LGBTQ health

Dr. Alex Keller is a clinical psychologist specializing in the mental health of brain tumor survivors at UCSF. She provides individualized treatment on a variety of topics, including anxiety and depression related to the brain tumor diagnosis. Trained in health psychology, she takes a holistic approach to her sessions, collaborating with the other treatment providers. Dr. Keller works with individuals and families at the Brain Tumor Center.

Dr. Keller provides initial intakes and screening measures, and collaborative treatment planning for the healthy psychology sessions. She integrates mindfulness, coping skills, and connection to other UCSF services and support groups into her work. Other areas of interest include LGBTQ health, addressing health disparities, trauma-informed care, and supporting families affected by medical conditions.

Education and Training

2011: BA, Psychology and Spanish, Oberlin College, OH
2013: Master’s Degree, Marital and Family Therapy (MFT), University San Diego, CA, Concentration: Palliative Care
2015: Master's in Clinical Psychology, Concentrations: Health Psychology, Child and Family Therapy, LGBTQ Studies
2018: Predoctoral, Health Psychology and Neuropsychology, Integrated Health Psychology Training Program, Richmond CA
2018: Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Wright Institute, Berkeley CA
2018-2019: Postdoctoral Fellow, Integrated Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, Vallejo CA

Academic Positions

2019-2022: Clinical Psychologist, Kaiser Permanente, Integrated Medicine, Vallejo CA
2022-present: Clinical Psychologist, Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF