Orion Taraban, Psy.D., is a licensed psychologist in private practice. His approach to psychotherapy is pragmatic. The ultimate goal of the work is improving the client's quality of life and mitigating unnecessary suffering. To that end, he employs an eclectic synthesis of acceptance and change techniques culled from Western existential philosophies, Eastern spiritual disciplines, and mindfulness-based psychotherapy regimens. He places particular emphasis on the process of self-realization in the service of individual authenticity. Empathic and erudite, Dr. Taraban cares deeply for his clients and strives to empower them through a collaborative sharing of insight and experience. He specializes in the treatment of men.
Dr. Taraban earned his master's degree and doctorate in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology. He regularly teaches in psychology departments around San Francisco and is the executive director of StellarGRE, the Bay Area's only dedicated GRE prep company. He is an avid outdoorsman and loves what he does.