Behavioral Healthcare in

San Francisco Area

Stop struggling with mental health and substance abuse challenges. Programs for ages 14 - 24.

Behavioral Healthcare in San Francisco, CA

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Services Offered:

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Home Services

Potomac “Home” is our name for appointments that occur in the community rather than in our offices. When you’d prefer to get support at random times of the day or evening, Potomac Home services are usually only 1-2 hours per week.

A "Whole Family" Solution

We also have the same options for your parents but instead of calling them Mentors we call them “Parent Coaches”. Your parents can choose to have “clinical” or “life” assistance. And some of our life coaches can coach your parents over a phone or a tablet or a computer.

Ready When You Are

In addition to weekly scheduled sessions, Potomac Mentors and Coaches are available for you and your parents in real time, at critical moments when you might need support and guidance the most.

Wherever You Are

Many of our Home participants have come to us after completing a wilderness program or residential treatment. They can’t stand the thought of going back to an office for more therapy. Potomac Home is a better alternative. We meet you wherever you are most comfortable.

Earning Our Reputation

This in-the-moment support via phone or text is why Potomac Home has earned its reputation for success with tough, real-world situations.

Optimize Your Support Network

Here’s an example of how your Potomac Home Mentor and Parent Coach work together with your family to optimize the resources you have in your community. Many people are surprised to learn that there are hundreds of solutions for you within the circle of friends and leaders you already know!

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Organizations We Belong To

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Meet the San Francisco Team

Richard DeLagarza

Richard DeLagarza

As a new board member with Warrior Connection, I am looking to keep our veterans on the right path. I know from experience traumatic events hinder peace of mind. I have been doing trauma social work for over a decade now. Today, I collaborate with likeminded individuals to better think and act beyond limits. I ’ve asked Aaron Phillips to call in the next few days to set a time when we might connect with you. Aaron is The Warrior Connection’s Executive Director. I believe today more than ever programs like the Warrior Connection help create stronger and safer communities for marginalized communities including our Veterans. In fact, I became a direct commission officer in the US Army to better leverage my interpersonal skills and perspective on suicide trends facing Veterans. As a result, I understand the best way to uncover invisible wounds is to spotlight systemic problems, which ignites communication breakdowns. This way I help deconstruct mental health stigma by cultivating friendly spaces across varied neighborhoods. I believe my training, education, and work experience allows me to add value across interdisciplinary teams plus lead staff in the right direction. As a trauma social worker my expertise around cultures and ideas allows me to connect with families and individuals from diverse backgrounds. In fact, I understand particular challenges that disenfranchised communities experience being part of the Armed Forces and Ronald E. McNair Scholar Program at San Jose State University. I understand the importance of continued education since I acquired multiple graduate degrees at Columbia University. The School of Social Work and School of International & Public Affairs has shaped my perspective about being a public servant in the City of New York. Soon after graduate school, I proudly became a direct commissioned officer in the US Army. to better leverage my interpersonal skills and perspective on the suicide epidemic facing veterans. I remain passionate about social justice especially when inequality and callousness diminish hope and optimism. Today, I channel polytrauma expertise within federal government boundaries. In addition, I provide mental health consultation as part of MayView Community Clinics serving immigrant populations. As part of their Integrated Behavioral Health Team, I face issues related to human trafficking affecting Spanish speaking school-age children and adults adapt to new living environments. Moreover, I serve as a mentor and parent coach in the community as part of Potomac Programs in Silicon Valley, Northern California. This way a safer and moral place can flourish where everybody can reach their full potential.

Richard DeLagarza

Chad Gunville

Chad Gunville

Position: Family Therapist

Chad Gunville is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Substance Use Disorder Certified Counselor who has a Masters degree in Holistic Counseling Psychology from John F. Kennedy University. He has worked in the mental health field for over 10 years in a variety of settings serving youth and families all throughout the Bay Area. He has done work in youth agencies, group homes, outpatient settings, and private practice. Chad uses a strength based, solution focused, and humanistic approach to help families feel comfortable and find the strength to make changes. He is a firm believer in looking at the whole picture and being an active and supportive player in the lives of the people he serves. Chad is very passionate about this line of work and knew from a young age that he wanted to help people. He’s very aware and has a great ability to see things from different perspectives. His kind-hearted and compassionate nature makes him an easy person to talk and open up with. Chad has an emphasis on his degree in Buddhist psychology and has completed intensive workshops in expressive arts therapy, eco-therapy, and motivational interviewing. He’s a firm believer in the saying, “Nothing happens TO you, it happens FOR you” and he has a great ability at helping instill hope in the families he’s supporting. In his spare time you can find Chad playing all kinds of sports, exploring nature, writing rhymes, practicing numerology, or hanging out with friends and family. He also loves being with his dog which is 3/4 golden retriever and 1/4 shih tzu-pug.

Chad Gunville

Family Therapist
Munn Saechao

Munn Saechao

Position: Clinical Social Worker
Credentials: PSYD, LCSW, MSW, PPSC

Educational Background:
Dr. Munn Saechao is a licensed clinical social worker. She received her Bachelors of Art (BA) in Social Welfare and Sociology in 2008 from University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Munn also received her Masters in Social Welfare (MSW) where she specialized in working with Children and Families with complex presentations, and her Pupil Personnel Service Credential (PPSC) in 2012 from University of California, Berkeley. In 2018, Dr. Munn completed her Doctoral Internship at The Help Group in Los Angeles, an APA accredited internship; she earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (PsyD) from the Wright Institute and her license to practice clinical social work (LCSW) from the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) in California. Dr. Munn completed her postdoctoral residency at Westcoast Children’s Clinic in Oakland, CA, an APPIC accredited postdoc and a community mental health clinic where she provided mental health services for vulnerable children, adolescents, and families. Currently, she is a child and adolescent psychotherapist at Westcoast Children’s Clinic providing individual and family therapy, parent coaching, and psychodiagnostic testing services.

Clinical Background:
Dr. Munn’s clinical experience consists of working with diverse children, adolescents, adults, and families with post traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, autism and ADHD. Her passion is to help children and families to strengthen, heal, and transform. An important aspect of effective therapy is having a supportive relationship in which her clients are able to talk comfortably about their thoughts, emotions, and experiences. Dr. Munn provides a counseling approach that is culturally sensitive, collaborative, warm, encouraging, empathic, and authentic. Her treatments are grounded in attachment and evidence-based theories of human functioning and change (cognitive behavioral, exposure, solution focused, mindfulness, motivational enhancement & strength based).

Hobbies: 
When Dr. Munn is not practicing psychotherapy, she enjoys going on hikes and long runs; she loves being outdoors, cooking, spending time with friends and family, having homemade green smoothies packed with antioxidants, listening to audiobooks and podcasts, and finding ways to live a more balanced, productive, and meaningful life.

Munn Saechao

PSYD, LCSW, MSW, PPSC

Clinical Social Worker