2020-2021 Postdoctoral Fellows with Integrated Behavioral Health are:
Hiba AbuDamous, PsyD will be providing psychotherapy services at ICC and neuropsychological testing at RRSCC. She completed her internship in the Daly City school district where she offered psychotherapy and assessments to adolescents in high school and therapeutic day school, consultations, and crisis intervention. Previously, she trained at several mental health community clinics in the Bay Area working with diverse adults, served as a sexual assault counselor, and interned at BHRS’s Office of Diversity and Equity. In addition, she has extensive experience in psychological and cognitive assessments as well as social security evaluations. Dr. AbuDamous graduated with a PsyD in Clinical Psychology from Alliant International University and has a MS in Healthcare Administration and Management. She has a special interest in assessments, trauma, mood disorders, and evidence-based therapies. Outside of work, Dr. AbuDamous enjoys taking walks, martial arts, cooking and visiting new places.
Maud Cavayé, PsyD, will be providing services at both ICC and FOHC. Dr. Cavayé completed her internship at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, where she provided individual and group psychotherapy to patients suffering from mood disorders or recovering form substance use disorders. Previously, she trained at several integrated medical-behavioral health care settings, including a medical group, cancer wellness center, assisted reproductive technology center, palliative care unit, and psychiatric emergency room. Dr. Cavayé obtained her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Her clinical interests include end-of-life and grief work, mind-body integration, and mindfulness. She is passionate about reading novels, cooking, baking, and hosting friends over (when not in a pandemic).
Adriana Panting, MS, PhD Candidate, will be providing services at ICC, FOHC, and at SMMC’s Gender Clinic. Ms. Panting completed her internship at the Community Health Awareness Council where she provided behavioral health care to monolingual Spanish speaking adults and high school students. Previously, she trained and practiced in community, hospital, and jail settings at SMC BHRS, Santa Clara Valley Medical Hospital System, and in a mindfulness meditation center, working with diverse and historically underrepresented individuals facing serious mental health issues, gender and sexual minority stress, and trauma. Ms. Panting is completing her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Palo Alto University, where she expects to defend her dissertation on the use of mindfulness with Latinx patients in October. She enjoys integrating mind-body practices whenever clinically appropriate. In her free time, she loves gardening, being outside, exploring new places, animal watching, and laughing too loudly.
Current fellows are available to discuss program details with interested candidates.