vanessa-scaringi-headshotVANESSA SCARINGI

I am a licensed psychologist in Austin, Texas who works with adolescents, young adults, as well as adult populations. I provide individual, group, and family therapy. I work with my clients to help them achieve a greater sense of awareness so that they may identify patterns and behaviors that interfere with living the life they want. I also strive to instill a sense of hope, as I think this an important part of the process.

My work centers on developing a safe and collaborative environment where clients feel comfortable discussing difficult aspects of their lives. While creating this type of setting is at the root of much of my clinical work, I also integrate theoretical approaches that help clients become more self-aware. I think it is through the process of developing awareness and insight that change can occur. I also believe in the importance of utilizing evidence-based behavioral approaches that can facilitate the change process.

CREDENTIALS

Licensure:  

Licensed Psychologist  (License #36621)

Education: 

Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, University of Texas at Austin

M.A. in Counseling, University of Texas at Austin

B.A. with Honors, Florida State University

Training Experiences: 

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Tejas Family Guidance Center and Cedar Springs Austin

Predoctoral Internship, University of Miami Counseling Center, Oliver Pyatt Center

Practicum Rotations: Texas State University Counseling Center, Austin State Hospital (both Adult and Child/Adolescent Psychiatric Services), Capital Area Counseling

Professional Affiliations: 

American Psychological Association

Texas Psychological Association

Academy of Eating Disorders

Austin Eating Disorder Specialists

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