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Melinda Ginne   (#31)   (Mindy)
Basic Information
Location
Oakland, CA
Email Address
Phone
510 717-2012
Mobile Phone
510 717-2012
Fax
510 655-2964
Company
Melinda Ginne, Ph.D
Title
Psychologist
Address
PO Box 11117

Oakland, CA  
94611
USA


Personal Information
Additional Information
Pro Bono
No
Evening Hours
No
Profession
Health Psychologist
Education and Experience
I have been a behavioral medicine specialist since 1981 treating the psychological aspects of acute, chronic, and life-threatening illness. I have been a gero-psychologist since 1990, specializing in issues of aging. I have worked in a variety of medical settings including Herrick Hospital, Alameda Hospital, and for more than 20 years I worked at Kaiser-Permanente. I have taught at UC Berkeley Extension for more than 10 years and am an Honored Instructor for my contributions to the field of Aging.
License Type
Psychologist
License Number
15272
Date of License (Year)
1997
State of License
CA
Years of Clinical Experience
35
Institution
CSPP, Alameda CA
Degrees
PhD
Date Degree Received (Year)
1993
Professional Conduct
True
Wheelchair Accessible
Yes

Biography

Dr. Melinda Ginne is a clinical psychologist with a 35 year career specializing in geriatrics and the treatment of the psychological aspects of acute, chronic, and life-threatening medical illness. She has worked in various geriatric mental health settings such as the Visiting Nurses, geriatric partial hospital, acute gero-psychiatry in-patient,settings, geriatric residential care. and in private practice. She is one of the founding instructors in the Professional Program in Aging and Mental Health at UC Berkeley Extension. In the past two decades she has taught a number of classes and workshops in aging as well as in the psychological aspects of medical illness. She is the originator and director of In My Own Words (Inmyownwords.com), an advance directive video recording service. Dr. Ginne emphasizes a research to practice model and brings aging best practices to those who are working in a range of health and mental health settings.


Alameda County Psychological Association
4200 Park Blvd., #200
Oakland, CA 94602
(510) 433-9580