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Mike Iezzi, Ph.D.

 

Staff Psychologist

Graduate Training: Counseling Psychology, New Mexico State University, 2009

Internship: University of Missouri-Columbia, 2007-2008

Theoretical Orientation: Emotion-Focused

Professional Interests: Multicultural Issues, Group Therapy, Men's Issues

Approach to Therapy: I primarily utilize emotion-focused therapy, while also incorporating aspects of interpersonal process and cognitive behavioral approaches. Emotion-focused therapy combines humanism, attachment theory, and a family systems perspective. No matter which theory I employ, I value establishing a strong therapeutic alliance so that my office becomes a safe environment in which to share emotional experiences. I also believe culture is an important component of people’s lives, so I view each client through their unique multicultural lens.

Approach to Supervision: I view supervisees from a developmental perspective. For me, this means establishing mutually agreed upon goals that fit the supervisee’s level of training. I value an egalitarian relationship in which both supervisee and supervisor can learn from one another. I also find it important to focus on self-care, so that the supervisee can establish strategies to help them cope with the stresses associated with being in the helping profession.

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Staff at SCC since 2008

 

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