About

Bio

A child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist, Steven Foreman has been in practice in San Francisco since 1985.  He is past president of the San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group.  He has conducted research on the process and outcome of psychotherapy with children and adults.  He has lectured internationally on the subject of psychotherapy and has published numerous clinical and research papers as well as a book for parents and clinicians, Breaking the Spell, Understanding Why Kids Do the Very Thing That Drives You Crazy.

Education

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Child Psychiatry Fellowship

Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute

401 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA. 94143

1983 - 1985

Psychiatry Resident

Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute

401 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA. 94143

1979 - 1983

Doctor of Medicine

Thomas Jefferson University Medical School

1025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA. 19107

1975 - 1979

Bachelor of Arts, College Scholar, Distinction in all subjects

Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences

Ithaca, NY

1971 - 1975

Faculty and Administrative Experience

Teacher, supervisor, past president

San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group

1986 - present

Director of Child Psychiatry

Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center
Department of Psychiatry
Developed child psychiatry consultation liaison service. Developed training program for psychiatry and psychology trainees in child psychiatry.

1989 - 1990

Assistant Clinical Professor

University of California, San Francisco
Department of Psychiatry
Langley Porter Institute

1985 - 1998