Faculty & Staff



John Rettger, Ph.D. | Clinical Supervisor

Dr. John Rettger is a California licensed clinical psychologist (PSY27863) in private practice in Palo Alto, CA. He specializes in the integration of evidence-based treatments with methods of mindfulness and yoga-based wellness and existential-humanistic and transpersonal psychotherapy. He has taught mindfulness-based treatments for trauma, anxiety, and depression nationally and has extensive experience as a meditation and yoga instructor in a number of professional settings. In addition to private practice and his work as a clinical supervisor at Sofia, John is the Director of Mindfulness Programming in the Stanford University Early Life Stress and Pediatric Anxiety Program. His research concentrates on mindfulness and yoga interventions for wellness in schools and community organizations.

Jennifer Crane, M.A., LMFT | Clinical Supervisor

1676148Jennifer Crane, M.A., LMFT, is a licensed marriage and family therapist who takes a holistic approach to psychotherapy and supervision, integrating the mind, body and spirit. Jennifer is currently the Program Chair of MACP department at Sofia University, overseeing both the residential and low residency programs, and implementing programs and curriculums as related to the field of Counseling Psychology. She has been teaching in University settings for over 10 years and currently has her own private practice. When she is not teaching, working in private practice or being a Chair, she enjoy hiking, yoga, long walks, cooking, painting, traveling and spending time with her family, friends and beloved cat, Miss Kitty.


Meghan Fraley, Ph.D. | Clinical Director

Education: Dr. Meghan Fraley (PSY27416) holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology; M.A. in Social Sciences, University of Chicago; B.A., Psychology and Politics, Oberlin College; Postdoctoral Clinical Training, Women’s Therapy Center, Berkeley, CA.

Professional Affiliations: American Psychological Association, Society for Psychotherapy Research, Psychologists for Social Responsibility

Professional Interests: Integrative approaches to psychotherapy, mental health and wellness, diversity issues, relationship problems, women’s health, social justice within the therapeutic context, clinical training and supervision, psychotherapy research, and treatment of attachment trauma, depression, and anxiety.