About Us

Dr. Jenny Forman is a licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in psychological evaluations and psychotherapy.  Her experience includes providing therapy to children, adolescents, and adults Family and Children's Services in Palo Alto and at Nimitz Elementary School. She also facilitated a social skills group at Joaquin Miller Middle School. She later worked in the Therapeutic Special Day Class Program at Los Altos High School. In 2006, she co-founded Advancing Minds in San Jose, an organization that specializes in providing psychological and educational evaluations and psychotherapy.  Her work also includes administering psychological evaluations at Bayview Medical Clinic for persons applying for social security benefits through the California Department of Social Security Administration. In addition to psychological assessments, Dr. Forman offers individual therapy for adolescents and adults, specializing in issues related to depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, existential concerns, and life transitions.

Amy Lehnen Zerges, M.A. is a Learning Specialist and credentialed teacher specializing in educational evaluations for children and adults.  Her experience includes teaching children with learning differences in elementary and middle school at Charles Armstrong School (CAS) in Belmont and at Los Altos Christian School in the Learning Assistance Department.  She later worked as a Learning Specialist at Youth and Family Enrichment Services (YAFES) in San Carlos.  Most recently, she developed Amy Lehnen Zerges, M.A. and Associates in which she collaborates with psychologists to provide psycho-educational evaluations for children and adults.  Her wide range of accomplishments include co-writing the Charles Armstrong Assessment Manual, training teachers at CAS in multi-sensory learning strategies, co-developing a new special education program for middle school students in the Palo Alto Unified School District, teaching assessment techniques to psychology interns at YAFES, and being a guest assistant teacher to Dr. Stephen Chou at Alliant University.

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