Resilience Consultations

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Individual Wellness Sessions

Recognizing the crushing stress and work load that physicians face today, SSVMS sponsors up to six (6) lifetime sessions, at no cost to physicians, with  vetted psychologists and life coaches to physicians living and working in Sacramento, El Dorado, Yolo and Placer Counties. These services are confidential, convenient, competent and cost-free. *Limited spots available.

Confidential

Your use of the Joy of Medicine Resiliency Consultations are completely voluntary and confidential and may not be mandated as a condition of employment. Neither SSVMS, your employer, nor the California Board of Medicine will be notified if you choose to participate.

Competent

All psychologists, psychiatrists and life coaches participating in the Joy of Medicine Program have been vetted by the Joy of Medicine Advisory Group.

Convenient

Participating psychologists and life coaches are based in various locations in the Sacramento Region. Their hours of operation vary, but many are willing to accommodate the unique schedules of physicians.

Cost-Free

SSVMS sponsors up to six (6) Resiliency Consultations to physicians practicing in the Sacramento Region. Our vetted providers are paid discreetly by SSVMS. Insurance will not be asked for or billed.

If you are in need of urgent assistance, call (650) 756-7787, CMA's 24-hour Physicians’ and Dentists’ Confidential Assistance Line. 

Physicians
Call or email any of the vetted providers below to schedule an appointment. Identify yourself as a physician in the Sacramento Region who participates in the Joy of Medicine Program.

Medical Students
Medical Students may schedule a Resiliency Consult with a vetted provider for a discounted rate.  To schedule an appointment or for more information, contact a provider who offers sessions for medical students directly. Identify yourself as a medical student in the Sacramento Region who participates in the Joy of Medicine program.

**All physicians accessing Joy of Medicine Resiliency Consultations are required to show providers/coaches proof of residency. Any late cancels or missed appointments are the financial responsibility of the physician.

Psychologists

Joy of Medicine Psychologists are well versed in the needs of physicians. They are contracted and licensed providers, not employees of the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society.

 

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Amy Ahlfeld, PsyD

Licensed Clinical & Consulting Psychologist
(916) 799-3866
drahlfeld@gmail.com

2530 J Street, Suite 310
Sacramento, California 95816

Learn more about Dr. Ahlfeld here.

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Lori Roberto, PhD

Licensed Psychologist
(916) 206-1741
drlori@drloriroberto.com

601 University Ave. Suite 222
Sacramento, California 95825

Learn more about Dr. Roberto here.

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Daniel Rockers, PhD

Clinical Psychologist
(916) 273-1740
daniel.rockers@gmail.com

520 Capitol Mall, Suite 630
Sacramento, California 95814

Learn more about Dr. Rockers here.

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Patricia L. Bach, PsyD, RN

Clinical and Consulting Psychologist
(916) 662-0767
pbachpsyd@gmail.com

Mammoth Professional Building
300 Harding Blvd, Suite 203K
Roseville, CA 95650
Additionally, Patricia will travel to the physician.

Learn more about Dr. Bach here.

Marcella Kreysa, PsyD., M.A.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist
(916) 672-0870
drkreysa@gmail.com

3301 I St.
Sacramento, CA 95816

Learn more about Dr. Kreysa here.

Life Coaches

Joy of Medicine Life Coaches are experienced in working with the unique needs of physicians. They are contracted independent consultants, not employees of the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society. Please note that life coaches are not licensed therapists.

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Kathy James, ThD

Life Coach
(916) 549- 9363
mamaesther@me.com
Kathy will travel to the physician.

Learn More About Kathy James Here

 

Michael Parr

Michael Parr, MD

Certified Clinical Interventionist
msparr@msn.com
Dr. Parr will see physicians in his home office.

Learn More About Michael Parr Here

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Steven Seay

Leadership Coach
(916) 715-9252
stevendseay@gmail.com
Steven will travel to the physician.

Learn More About Steven Seay Here

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Angela Trapp

Life Coach
(305) 962-1963
3coaching.cc@gmail.com
Angela will travel to the physician.

Learn More About Angela Trapp Here

Testimonials

"I found the therapist to be experienced with the concerns of a professional. She has provided me with a lot of strategies to facilitate bouncing back from the stressors of work and life. I LOVE it!  It is contributing to a refreshed attitude toward my career!"
-  Sacramento Area Emergency Medicine Physician

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