Dr. Michael Valdovinos was born and raised in Sonoma County. He is a US Air Force Veteran, board-certified clinical psychologist, and trained organizational psychologist with twelve years of broad domestic and international experience in the non-profit, private sector, government and academia. Michael graduated from UC Davis and The School of Professional Psychology earning degrees in Chicano studies, a masters and doctorate in clinical psychology. Michael is one of few licensed psychologists in the country who have earned board certification in behavioral and cognitive psychology. As a lifelong learner, Michael continues to push himself academically and is currently a graduate student at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. Clinically, Dr. Valdovinos has a particular expertise in treatment of anxiety and trauma, teaching and coaching, and building health programs that often leverage technology. As a consulting organizational psychologist, Michael helps employees and organizations improve their overall workplace, including employee performance, communication and professional satisfaction. Michael remains connected to the community. He volunteers by collaborating with LatinX and Indigenous community leaders across Sonoma County to promote and improve health and hosts a weekly health focused Spanish radio show on 89.1 KBBF. Michael is inspired daily by his wife, also a US Air Force Veteran and board certified psychologist, and their two incredible daughters. In his free time, Michael enjoys listening to 80’s records, making hard apple cider and playing hide and seek with his daughters at their organic apple orchard.
Michael Valdovinos, PsyD