Meet our team

Patrick MacLeamy, Psy.D.

Patrick MacLeamy, Psy.D.

Dr. MacLeamy is a licensed psychologist in the State of California (license # 22989). He practices independently in the North Bay, and offers psychological evaluation services for adults and children. Dr. MacLeamy has also worked for Kaiser Permanente conducting diagnostic psychological assessments in their Autism Spectrum Disorders Center in San Francisco since 2009. Dr. MacLeamy is in network with Medi-Cal(Partnership HealthPlan of California) to conduct autism spectrum disorder related assessments for children and young adults. Dr. MacLeamy is out of network with other insurance types at this time, but can assist you to submit reimbursement for services rendered with your insurance company.

Dr. MacLeamy received his bachelors degree from Northwestern University. He earned his doctorate in clinical psychology from the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium in Palo Alto, CA. He has a diverse training background, including experience at the Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, the Palo Alto Veterans Administration Health Care System as well as school-based counseling work and community mental health settings. (Photo by Bethany Weiss Floraday)

Jessica Hobson, Ph.D.

Jessica Hobson, Ph.D.

Dr. Jessica Hobson is a licensed clinical psychologist (CA PSY28015). She is Clinical Director of the Family Guidance and Therapy Center (Petaluma) and a Lecturer in the Psychology Department at Sonoma State University (2013 – present). She was previously employed as a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Child Health, University College London (2002 – 2013). She provides diagnostic assessments, independent educational evaluations, and therapy for individuals and families affected by autism. She also provides service learning / internships / and training experiences for students and professionals in the local community.

Her research and clinical interests include co-mindfulness, joint attention, symbolic play, and parent-child interaction, with a focus on Autism Spectrum Disorder and early typical development. She has published academic papers on diverse topics in ASD including comorbid psychiatric symptoms, sensory processing differences, social anxiety, and neurocognitive profiles.”

She earned her PhD in Child Clinical Psychology from the University of Miami (1996 – 2001), supervised by Dr. Peter Mundy now at the MIND Institute https://health.ucdavis.edu/mindinstitute/ourteam/faculty/mundy.html

She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC, in Pittsburgh, PA ) https://www.upmc.com/locations/hospitals/western-psychiatric under the supervision of Dr. Nancy Minshew (2000 – 2001) https://www.upmc.com/media/experts/nancy-minshew.

Sheila Katz, PhD, BCBA


Sheila Katz, Ph.D., BCBA, is a registered Psychological Assistant and Board Certified Behavior Analyst, specializing in early intervention for ASD and other developmental delays. She also enjoys working with teens and adults. Dr. Katz received her doctorate in Educational Psychology from the University of Houston, with a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education. She practices an interdisciplinary therapeutic approach, including Applied Behavior Analysis, Pivotal Response Therapy, Floortime, and Relational Development Intervention, in addition to yoga and mindfulness practices, for children and adults. Dr. Katz’s postdoctoral training includes PEERS (Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills) at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience at UCLA, and she is a Certified PEERS Provider.

Faris Gheith, Projects Coordinator

Faris joined the team in 2019 to assist with special projects and client outreach. He is a registered behavior technician and has worked with clientele in school and home settings. Faris has a bachelor’s degree from UC Santa Cruz and is fluent in Arabic.

Stephanie Crampton, Psy.D.


Licensed Clinical Psychologist PSY 26888

Dr. Crampton is a child & adolescent clinical psychologist who received her bachelors degree in Psychology at Cal Poly State University and received her doctorate in clinical psychology at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. She has worked extensively with children, teens and transitional youth with autism spectrum disorders, anxiety and depression in school, medical and community based settings. She is currently working in private practice in Marin County and Petaluma conducting therapeutic and assessment based services for children and teens. Dr. Crampton also works at the Kaiser Permanente Autism Evaluation Center in San Francisco.

Anat Feinstein, Ph.D.


Dr. Feinstein has been working with children and families for years, completing developmental evaluations through various entities including Kaiser Permanente and the East Bay Regional Center. She is the director of the practicum student training program at Kaiser Permanente’s San Francisco ASD Center

Sarah Blankenship, Outreach Coordinator

Sarah Blankenship

Sarah joined the team in April 2017 as our Outreach Coordinator. Previously, she worked in management in Human Resources for Lucasfilm, Hyatt and the Dallas Zoological Society. She received her BA in Psychology, and has always enjoyed helping others. Sarah works part-time and is available to assist with patient referrals, appointment information and scheduling, report distribution and other related needs.