Therapist Profile

Name:
Darlene B. Viggiano, PhD
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
5025 J St Ste 311 Sacramento, CA 95819-3839 UNITED STATES
Phone:
(916) 239-5248
License Number
LMFT35420
Practicing Since:
1999
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Darlene Viggiano, Ph.D. (MFT) teaches at Saybrook University in CA, offering Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Hypnosis. She is author of Dreams and Dream-like Experiences: Their Role in Spiritual Emergence Processes (2011) and Carrying On: A Workbook for Women Who’ve Lost a Pregnancy (2010). She developed an online course about hypnosis for John F. Kennedy University and taught psychology at the University of Phoenix. She has published nearly 40 articles and various chapter on topics within the fields of consciousness, psychology, spirituality, mental health, and integrative medicine. Her publications on mind-body medicine have led her to present workshops in states from California to Nevada and Hawaii. She has served on the Dissertation with Distinction selection committee, and on other culmination project committees at both Saybrook and the California Institute of Integral Studies. She has been practicing psychotherapy since 1999, with her most recent 14 years at Kaiser Permanente. In this capacity, she has served Adults Molested as Children, Intensive Outpatient Program participants, the severely and persistently mentally ill, the dual diagnosis population, patients in need of skills such as anger management and socialization, and many others. She has also provided mindful movement practices, dream-work, and hypnosis. She earned two employee awards during her career at Kaiser. Dr. Viggiano also has been a member of CAMFT, APA Division 30, the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, and the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. She earned her Ph.D. in psychology at Saybrook University in 2010, and thereafter earned the APA Division 30 Early Career Contributions to Hypnosis Award.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Please call for appointment: 916-239-5248
Services
Hypnosis Psychotherapy Socialization Mindfulness Movement Depression Sex Addiction and Trauma Recovery Dual Diagnosis Short & long-term treatment Couples Classes & groups Dream-work Anger Management Miscarriage and pregnancy loss
Insurance
Cigna, Call Office for Insurance Accepted, Out-of-Network coverage, Private Pay, Superbill provided, Sliding Scale, Victims of Crime
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
Online, Phone

Education

Degrees
Ph.D., Psychology, Saybrook University, 2010 M.A., Counseling Psychology, National University, 1995

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Addictions
Anger Management
Anxiety
Assertiveness Training
Childhood Trauma
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Communication Skills
Couples
Creativity
Creative Solutions
Depression/Clinical Depression
Divorce/Dissolution
Domestic Violence
Elder/Geriatrics/Gerontology
Ethnicity/Multi-Cultural Relationships
Expressive Art Therapies
Families
Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Questioning
Group Therapy
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Hypnosis
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Offenders)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Infertility/Adoption/Pregnancy
Individual
Interracial Couples
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Men's Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Pain Management
Persons With Disabilities
Phobias
Pre-Marriage Counseling
PsychoEducational
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Rape Victims
Relationships
Religious/Spiritual Orientation
Sexual Dysfunction
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Telephone/Online Therapy
Terminally Ill
Trauma
Women's Issues
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Art/Movement/Psychodrama
Developmental/Depth
Humanistic/Existential
Jungian
Process
Psychodynamic
Psychology
Transpersonal Psychology
Certifications
Trauma Professional Problematic Sexual Behavior Specialist Clinical Hypnosis Duluth Model Batterer's Intervention
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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