Nicole Wernimont, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist located in San Jose, CA

About Dr. Wernimont

Dr. Nicole Wernimont is a licensed psychologist who specializes in treating the impacts of significant life stressors, including trauma, grief and loss, reproductive stressors, and unhealthy or unsatisfying relationships. Dr. Wernimont also has extensive training and experience treating anxiety, depression, and substance use, as well as supporting gender and sexuality identity development. Her practice is evidence-based, trauma-informed and LGBTQ affirming. She prioritizes a multicultural and collaborative approach with her patients.

Dr. Wernimont enjoys working with adults and currently sees patients in San Jose and via video-medicine across the State of California.


Dr. Wernimont has given numerous invited presentations, conducted research, and published book chapters in the areas of PTSD, posttraumatic growth, LGBTQIA+ mental health, Intimate Partner Violence and Trauma- Informed Care. She developed a novel therapeutic arts intervention for survivors of trauma in collaboration with Stanford University resident artist Eva Jordan, M.A.


Dr. Wernimont is adjunct faculty at The Palo Alto University where she teaches in the Psychology and Social Action program. She chairs the Santa Clara County Psychological Association Social Action Committee and is past co-chair of the Santa Clara County Psychological Association Diversity Committee. She is also past recipient of Seneca Center’s Unconditional Care Award and the Palo Alto University Faculty Award.


Prior to joining The Clinic, Dr. Wernimont was clinical service manager at the Stanford University Confidential Support Team, where she led a team that supports survivors of sexual, intimate partner, and gender-based violence. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship in Women’s Mental Health and Trauma at the San Francisco VA and completed fellowship training at the University of California San Francisco Mood and Hormone Clinic, as well as at San Francisco General’s High-Risk Obstetrics Clinic. She completed her predoctoral internship in the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium.


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Dr. Nicole Wernimont is a licensed psychologist who specializes in treating the impacts of significant life stressors, including trauma, grief and loss, reproductive stressors, and unhealthy or unsatisfying relationships. Dr. Wernimont also has extensive training and experience treating anxiety, depression, and substance use, as well as supporting gender and sexuality identity development. Her practice is evidence-based, trauma-informed and LGBTQ affirming. She prioritizes a multicultural and collaborative approach with her patients.

Dr. Wernimont enjoys working with adults and currently sees patients in San Jose and via video-medicine across the State of California.


Dr. Wernimont has given numerous invited presentations, conducted research, and published book chapters in the areas of PTSD, posttraumatic growth, LGBTQIA+ mental health, Intimate Partner Violence and Trauma- Informed Care. She developed a novel therapeutic arts intervention for survivors of trauma in collaboration with Stanford University resident artist Eva Jordan, M.A.


Dr. Wernimont is adjunct faculty at The Palo Alto University where she teaches in the Psychology and Social Action program. She chairs the Santa Clara County Psychological Association Social Action Committee and is past co-chair of the Santa Clara County Psychological Association Diversity Committee. She is also past recipient of Seneca Center’s Unconditional Care Award and the Palo Alto University Faculty Award.


Prior to joining The Clinic, Dr. Wernimont was clinical service manager at the Stanford University Confidential Support Team, where she led a team that supports survivors of sexual, intimate partner, and gender-based violence. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship in Women’s Mental Health and Trauma at the San Francisco VA and completed fellowship training at the University of California San Francisco Mood and Hormone Clinic, as well as at San Francisco General’s High-Risk Obstetrics Clinic. She completed her predoctoral internship in the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium.



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