David Arredondo, MD is a psychotherapist,executive coach, neuropsychiatrist, and neuropsychopharmacology consultant for adults, children, adolescents, and families serving the greater San Francisco metropolitan area, including Silicon Valley and the Peninsula. Most of his clinical services are covered by insurance. He provides high-quality, highly individualized, and very discrete services including TELEPSYCHIATRY and FORENSIC CONSULTATIONS. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School and a diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He has studied directly with five Nobel laureates and was chosen Falk Fellow of his residency class at Harvard. As a charter member of Physicians for Social Responsibility, he received a small “piece of the prize” from the Nobel Prize Committee in 1985.
An author, forensic consultant, public speaker, and occasional expert witness, David’s work has been featured in The New York Times, The New Yorker, U.S. Newsstand Business Report and on MSNBC, PBS, and NPR (among many others). He has testified on behalf of children for the ACLU in an internationally significant impact litigation. In addition to his private practice, he has helped organizations develop effective models of service delivery for disenfranchised and underserved children and families facing multiple adversities. His primary focus is the transferring of knowledge of childhood development, autism, the effects of emotional trauma, and current thinking about the importance of human connectedness to practitioners from multiple disciplines (with a strong emphasis on the judiciary) in family, juvenile, civil, and criminal court. He is an expert in Internet and Gaming Addiction and other Cyber-Disorders including those related to the rapid emergence of Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Machines.
His approach is empathic, insight oriented and client centered. "The secret in caring for the patient is caring for the patient".