Amanda Wagstaff is a psychologist who cares for children with chronic headaches or other neurological disorders. She uses cognitive behavioral therapy to help children, adolescents and their family members find ways to cope with migraines, headache disorders and other neurological conditions, as well as cope with the emotional and psychological concerns that may interact with these conditions.

Wagstaff earned her master's degree and doctorate in clinical child psychology at DePaul University. She completed a residency in pediatric psychology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, followed by a fellowship in pediatric psychology at UCSF.

Wagstaff is a member of the American Headache Society and Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. She is also a member of two divisions of the American Psychological Association, the Society of Pediatric Psychology and Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.

  • Education

    DePaul University, PhD, Clinical Child Psychology, 2017

    DePaul University, MA, Clinical Child Psychology, 2013

  • Residencies

    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Pediatric Psychology

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Pediatric Psychology, 2018

Clinics I work with (3)

Cerebrovascular & Stroke Program

Cerebrovascular & Stroke Program

1825 Fourth St., Fifth Floor, 5A
San Francisco, CA 94158


Headache Program

Headache Program

San Francisco / Pleasanton


Neurology Program

Neurology Program

San Francisco / Oakland / Brentwood / Fremont / Greenbrae / Pleasanton /...

Where I see patients (3)

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