About Dr. Yeilding

About YCBT Services

YCBT Services is a practice dedicated to compassion focused CBT. The provision of individualized and effective therapy, as well as the dissemination of knowledge and resources for evidence-based services is at the core of Dr. Yeilding’s practice. 

Dr. Robert Yeilding

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Yeilding’s passion for understanding the mind and the alleviation of suffering developed through his early interest in eastern wisdom teachings and the practice of mindfulness and other forms of meditation. 

He went on to receive his Bachelor of Arts from UCLA, and doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University. 

Professional Credentials

education background

He has participated in training at the Beck Institute for CBT, and has advanced training and experience in CBT for social anxiety and insomnia.

He is certified in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy as a diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.

He served as a board member for the National Social Anxiety Center, further developing his expertise and contributing to fostering evidence-based care for social anxiety.

Dr. Yeilding is also trained in Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT), used to promote weight management and shifting ones relationship to food and eating.

Professional Experience

Today Dr. Yeilding finds great meaning and pleasure utilizing the many sources of knowledge and inspiration he has received in helping adults and adolescents overcome their difficulties.

He uses CBT as well as mindfulness, compassion, and acceptance-based strategies to help clients overcome their challenges while offering an invitation for them to relate to themselves in a new way.

YCBT Services is proud to be the Bixby Knolls – Long Beach, CA
regional clinic for the National Social Anxiety Center, which was
established to make quality psychotherapy services available to those in need. Through research, collaboration and educating clinicians and the public, NSAC is committed to improving services and care for people seeking help for social anxiety. Visit NSAC here for more information about Social Anxiety.

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