Last updated: 5/29/2012

Penelope A McAlmond-Ross, Psy.D. (707) 330-5535
Last Updated: 5/29/2012

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Depression Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Men's Issues Physical Illness/Impairment Sleep Disorders Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Aging Anger Management Attachment Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Bipolar Disorders Couple or Marital Issues Dissociative Disorders Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Education/Personal Development Gender Identity Grief/Loss Multicultural Issues Neurological Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Parenting Issues Personality Disorders Phobias Postpartum Depression Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Psychosomatic Self Abuse Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Spiritual/Religious Concerns Traumatic Brain Injury
Office and Contact Information
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Applied Psychology SystemS
313 Kendal Street
Suite 1B
Vacaville, CA 95688  

(707) 330-5535

Contact: Dr. McAlmond-Ross

Office Hours:
Mon10:00am – 7:00pm
Tue10:00am – 7:00pm
Wed10:00am – 7:00pm
Thu10:00am – 7:00pm
Fri10:00am – 5:00pm
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Day
Weekends: 1 Day

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Evening Office Hours


Years of Experience: 19

CA - Psychologist [PSY20020]

Credentials and Certifications:
American Board of Professional Psychology (Clinical)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $150
Couples: N/A
Group: $35
Family: $185

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: N/A

Medicaid (or equivalent state insurance): Yes
Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
One Hour per week for Military and Families

AETNA (HMO) Health Net
AETNA (Open Choice) Health Net (PPO)
AETNA (PPO) Magellan Behavioral Health
AETNA Health Managed Health Network
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PacifiCare Behavioral Health
Blue Cross TRICARE
Blue Cross Blue Shield United Behavioral Health (UBH)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) United Healthcare
Blue Cross PPO (Prudent Buyer) United HealthCare (Options PPO)
Blue Shield (Shield Select and Blue Shield Preferred Provider Networks) WellPoint
CIGNA HealthCare Western Health Advantage (WHA)

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Adolescents (13-17)
Specific populations:
Chronic Illness Interracial Families/Couples Military/Veterans
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Adopted AIDS/HIV+ Alzheimer's Biracial Brain/Head Injured Cancer Patients Caregivers Children of Divorce College Students Diabetes Disabled Gifted Grandparents Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Obese or Overweight Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Step Families Transgender
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Advanced Integrative Therapy (AIT) Cognitive/Behavioral Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Ericksonian Evaluation/Diagnostic Feminist Humanistic Hypnosis Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Psycho-Educational Relational Short-Term (Brief Treatment)
Other theoretical approaches:
Behavioral Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Geriatric Consultation Gestalt Holistic Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Long-Term Narrative Therapy Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) Prevention Psychodynamic Psychological Testing and Evaluation Social Support Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Methods - focus areas:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Individual
Other methods:
Couple/Marital Group
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Jewish LDS/Mormon Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Arabic Asian Caribbean Hispanic Indian Irish Italian Native American Pacific Islander Portuguese Russian
Professional Associations
American Psychological Association (APA)