Susan Anvin, Ph.D.

Dr. Susan Anvin is a licensed psychologist (CA license PSY 21185) and certified ACSM personal trainer. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, now part of Palo Alto University. Her education focused on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for all ages, child, adolescent and family therapy and psychological testing. She has worked in a wide range of settings, including schools, community clinics and hospitals. In 2006, she embarked on a lifestyle journey, losing over 50 pounds, completing her first marathon in 2008, and discovering a long forgotten love of physical activity. Over the past years, she has integrated this personal awakening with study and clinical practice to help share this transformation with others.

Dr. Anvin is co-owner of Advancing Minds, a specialty clinic for children and teens, offering therapy and evaluation services. Confidence in Motion operates as a service of Advancing Minds. She also teaches Psychological Testing, Psychopharmacology, and Professional Ethics at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, skiing, dancing, running, biking, and knitting.


Confidence in Motion | 1769 Park Ave #110, San Jose CA 95126 | Phone: (408) 294-9905
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