Jennifer Harrison

Jennifer Harrison


About Dr. Harrison

Dr. Jennifer Harrison, PsyD, ABPP, ATR-BC, is a board-certified licensed clinical psychologist and a board-certified art therapist specializing in trauma. Her academic background includes a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from Adler University, a Master of Arts in Art Therapy from New York University, additional studies in clinical psychology at Columbia University, and recognition as a Diplomat for the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress.

With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Harrison has worked across various settings, including hospitals, community mental health clinics, and schools, providing vital assistance to children, families, and individuals facing complex challenges. Currently serving as the Director of Therapy Partners of the Peninsula in Burlingame, California, she offers specialized care to individuals and families dealing with complex issues such as interpersonal difficulties and diverse issues, including trauma-related challenges, life transitions, and conflicted family dynamics.

In her role as Training Director and Clinical Supervisor, Dr. Harrison oversees psychological testing at psychiatric hospitals and residential mental health facilities, focusing on adolescents and adults with psychiatric conditions and dual diagnoses. She also serves as an Adjunct Professor at New York University. She provides consultation for the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) while actively contributing to NAMI San Mateo and Blue Skies for Children School boards.

Dr. Harrison’s therapeutic approach is firmly grounded in evidence-based practices, utilizing interventions such as EMDR, Neurofeedback, TF-CBT, CPP, and Art Therapy. Additionally, she conducts comprehensive psychological assessments across the lifespan, ensuring tailored and effective treatment plans for her clients.

Beyond her clinical and academic roles, Dr. Harrison is frequently sought after as an expert witness and consultant by individuals and legal professionals seeking specialized trauma and forensic psychology knowledge. Her keen insights into the psychological impact of traumatic experiences, combined with her meticulous analysis of evidence and medical records, have proven invaluable in achieving just outcomes for trauma-related cases. Dr. Harrison frequently serves as an expert psychologist and independent forensic evaluator for county courts and private attorneys. Her commitment to forensic evaluations is informed by her deep understanding of trauma and its consequences, allowing her to provide clear, articulate, and well-researched opinions in both civil and criminal cases.

Dr. Harrison’s expertise spans a wide range of areas, including Personal Injury, Murphy Evaluations, Dangerousness/Risk Assessment, Competency to Stand Trial, Insanity Defense, Malingering, and Federal Social Security Appeals and Evaluations. Her extensive experience, meticulous approach, and dedication to the field of psychology make her an invaluable resource in legal matters involving trauma and forensic evaluation, setting her apart as a highly reputable expert in her field.


1408 Chapin Ave, Suite 3
Burlingame, CA 94010



(650) 539-8993