About

David Arredondo, MD is a psychiatrist for children, adolescents and families serving the greater San Francisco metropolitan area includi ng San Jose, Silicon Valley and the Peninsula. He also provides psychotherapy for adults and couples including those who struggle with depression, anxiety, loneliness, substance abuse and a wide range of other personal and interpersonal issues. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School and a Diplomate of the Board of The American Academy of Psychiatry and Neurology.

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 early childhood development, autism, the effects of emotional trauma, and current thinking about the importance of human connectedness to practitioners from multiple disciplines.

He is also the founding director of The Children’s Program, Solomon and Applied Neuroscience and is the director of The Office of Child Development. An author, expert witness, lecturer, and consultant, David’s work has been featured on PBS; he has been interviewed on NPR; and he has testified on behalf of children for the ACLU. Most recently he has translated recent advances in developmental neuroscience into a practice improvement model that is child and family friendly, culturally competent, strength based, and non-stigmatizing: The Tonal Connectedness Initiative.

Dr. Arredondo is available for private consultation, lectures and as an expert witness. Please feel free to contact his office directly for more information.