About Dr. Nikzad (Merrill)

Dr. Poupak Nikzad has been providing psychological services for the past 25 years in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has worked with a variety of individuals across many settings including clinics, hospitals, university counseling centers and private practice.

Dr. Nikzad obtained her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 1999 from Palo Alto University (formerly PGSP). She completed her Internship at Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center at Stanford University Medical Center, and her Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Chronic Pain Management Clinic at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in San Francisco, California.

Dr. Nikzad has co-authored a book chapter on conducting psychological assessments and has co-written articles on substance abuse detection. She has performed research on the evaluation and treatment of substance use disorders. She has been recognized by Kaiser Permanente Medical Center for outstanding patient care.

I do not prescribe medications

I do not perform child custody evaluations



5270 College Ave Suite 200A
Oakland , CA 94618

1777 Hamilton Ave Suite 2350
San Jose, CA 95125


DrMerrill@poupakmerrill.com
(650) 465-0203

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