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Melinda Ginne (Mindy)

Melinda Ginne, Ph.D  Psychologist
Oakland, CA
vad2005@comcast.net
510 717-2012

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Oakland, CA
vad2005@comcast.net
510 717-2012
510 717-2012
510 717-2012
510 655-2964
Melinda Ginne, Ph.D
Psychologist
PO Box 11117
Oakland, CA 94611
USA

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Health Psychologist
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 at Kaiser-Permanente. I have taught at UC Berkeley Extension for more than 15 years and am an Honored Instructor for my contributions to the field of Aging.
Psychologist
PSY15272
1997
CA
35
CSPP, Alameda CA
PhD
1993
True
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