Entries by La Selva Team

La Selva Group Opens a New Virtual Counseling Service

In La Selva’s efforts to best serve our community we have opened a new virtual counseling service for those struggling with the changes we all have had to make with the COVID-19 virus. We know many are home feeling isolated, depressed and anxious. As a result, we have created a new program, called COVID Support, that […]

La Selva Group Introduces Dr. Shefali Miller As Its New Medical Director

La Selva Group is excited to introduce Dr. Shefali Miller as its new Medical Director. Dr. Miller also serves as Momentum’s Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Miller has over 14 years’ experience as a psychiatrist, which includes serving as a part-time psychiatrist for Momentum’s Sub-Acute Residential Treatment program. She is Board Certified in Psychiatry. She worked […]

Dr. Greer Murphy Was Honored With The 2019 Mrazek Memorial Award.

Dr. Greer Murphy is a physician for La Selva Group Behavioral Health Services, a division of Momentum. He is board certified in Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, and in the new medical specialty of Addiction Medicine. At the recent American Psychiatric Association Meeting held in San Francisco, Dr. Murphy was honored with the 2019 Mrazek Award. Created […]

Esperanza House

A supportive housing program for women recovering from the impact of trauma. La Selva Group is excited to announce the addition of its new residential site that opened on November 26, 2018. The new program is a supportive housing site in the Palo Alto community with a focus on women recovering from the impact of […]

Juliana Lockman MD

Meet Juliana Lockman, MD Dr. Juliana Lockman directs the Functional Neurologic Symptom Disorder (FND) track at La Selva. She works in collaboration with the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Stanford, where she is Clinical Assistant Professor in Neuropsychiatry. She completed residencies in both Neurology at the University of Virginia and Psychiatry at Stanford […]

Emily Gray

Welcome Emily Gray, LMFT I am happy to introduce Emily Gray, LMFT, as our new Director of Admissions. La Selva’s residential treament program provides comprehensive and individualized treatment in a compassionate, warm, home like environment. It is located in a beautiful, residential neighborhood of Palo Alto near Stanford University. Our residential treatment program provides a […]

Residential Remodel

Residential Remodel Looks Beautiful La Selva is excited to report the remodel of our residential program is complete! We are back to full capacity and appreciate everyone’s patience when we needed to limit our capacity to support the remodel project. “The new changes really bring a higher level of functionality and foster our core concept […]

Specialized Trauma Treatment

Now Offering Specialized Trauma Treatment La Selva is now proudly offering specialized trauma treatment! As La Selva has grown, we’ve noticed that over two-thirds of our clients have experienced some type of trauma. The symptoms associated with PTSD and complex trauma can make treating co-occurring disorders even more challenging. To address this we now offer […]

Breaking The Silence

Breaking the silence is an article written by Joshua Alvarez in today’s issue of the Palo Alto Weekly. The writer did an excellent job in expressing how stigma can prevent or make it a struggle to receive help when faced with mental illness. Jim Millsap, who is our Executive Director of The La Selva Group, also contributed […]