About Dr. Zaakir Yoonas
Dr. Yoonas grew up in the great Intermountain state of Idaho, at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. He attended college at U.C. Berkeley, graduating Cum Laude with a degree in Economics. After teaching 6th grade in East San Jose, Dr. Yoonas studied Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and was inducted into the National Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society. He then returned West to specialize in Psychiatry at Stanford Hospital and Clinics, where he excelled and was selected as Chief Resident in 2010.
He has trained extensively in CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with David Burns, M.D.), Mindfulness-Based approaches and pharmacology to create highly individualized treatment plans. His extensive training in medication management has equipped him with the most up-to-date treatment strategies to help his clients achieve their goals. He has a particular passion for adult ADHD, and has pursued further expertise in adult ADHD at the Mass. General Hospital’s Psychiatry Academy. He has successfully treated professional athletes, media personalities, startup-founders, engineers, physicians, lawyers and many others.