Dr. Mann, graduated from the University of California at San Diego in 1993 with a double-major B.A. in Psychology and B.A. in History. He obtained his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas in 1999. As part of his training, he completed his Pre-Doctoral Internship in 1998 in the University Counseling Center at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Licensed as a Psychologist in California since 2002, Dr. Mann has worked in a variety of settings including geriatric inpatient units, outpatient county clinics, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities, traditional office/private practice, and university counseling centers. His therapeutic orientation can be described as primarily cognitive-behavioral with emphasis on family dynamics and existential issues.
In addition to individual therapy, Dr. Mann is skilled in facilitating group and couples therapy and has experience as a supervisor of registered Psychological Assistants. He is well-versed in the administration of psychological testing and personality testing. Dr. Mann has also worked extensively with patients who need psychological evaluations prior to surgery for gastric bypass as well as chronic pain issues. He has consulted with hospital and clinical staffs in the areas of psychological aspects of the management of chronic pain, cross-cultural issues and dynamics, assessment and treatment of various forms of dementia, staff and team building, and grief and loss issues. Dr. Mann is a member of the American Psychological Association and the California Psychological Association.
When not working, Dr. Mann enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, catching up on his reading, working out at the gym, and keeping up with the latest in technology and gadgets.