Tracy Artson, Ph.D.


Tracy Artson, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

I provide an integrative, multi-faceted and collaborative approach to brief and long-term psychotherapy, and crisis intervention, to late adolescents and adults (individuals and couples).  I specialize in the treatment of stress and trauma-related injuries: Relational and attachment wounds such as childhood physical, sexual, emotional and verbal abuse and neglect, combat/war-related trauma, accidents, natural disasters, sexual assault and complex grief. Other areas of treatment: Life transitions, loss and bereavement, phobias, separations and divorce, transition to parenting and other parent-child issues. Treatment for Diagnostic Categories includes: Trauma, Posttraumatic Stress Injury/Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Depressive Disorders including PPD, Addictions, Complex Bereavement.

My background is in psychodynamic psychotherapy (Object Relations and Attachment). I am Certified and an Approved-Consultant in Attachment-Focused-EMDR as well as a Certified Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP).

Approved Consultant: EMDRIA and Parnell Institute-Approved Consultant to licensed professionals collecting hours toward Basic Training (Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3), EMDR Certification and Consultation-on Consultation.

Parnell Institute Approved Facilitator: Training Facilitator for Parts I, II and III.

SEP Facilitator to Beginning and Intermediate SE years.


  • Addiction
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Adults abused as children
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Chronic Pain/Fibromyalgia
  • Complex PTSD
  • Depression
  • Developmental Trauma
  • Early Childhood Attachment Disturbances
  • Families of Veterans
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Grief and Loss
  • Medical Procedure Trauma
  • OCD/Compulsive Tendencies
  • Birth Trauma
  • Refugees
  • Relational/Relationship Issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Intergeneration Trauma
  • Racial Trauma
  • Veterans
  • Mass Disaster
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Womens’ Issues
Tracy Artson, Ph.D.
Business Phone:
3241 Sacramento Street #1
San Francisco, California, 94115
United States of America
Available Sessions:
Provides Virtual Sessions