Dr. Efrain Centeno
Mindbody Wellness Center LLC hosts licensed practioners and certified providers of Mind Body Medicine. Practitioners practice only natural complementary and alternative treatments to assist in the healing of mental and physical issues.
Dr. Efrain Centeno is the founder and proprietor of the Mind Body Wellness Center. Dr. Centeno has been healing clients for the last thirty five years in a variety of treatment agencies and in private practice. He holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Saybrook University and completed pre-doctoral training at the renowned New York University in New York City earning a post masters clinical certificate. He also holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from Hunter School of Social Work in New York. Dr. Centeno is a Washington State registered clinical hypnotherapist and is certified by the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. He is also a licensed social worker and he is also a member of the American Psychological Association
Throughout his career Dr. Centeno has focused his work on clients with childhood and adult traumas, PTSD, depression, anxiety, phobias, fears, personality disorders, anger management and eating disorders. He is recognized as a leader in the areas of child and adult abuse and Intimatre Partner Violence treatment and prevention. Through his research studies, Dr. Centeno created the first assessment instrument for prescribing mindfulness meditation to highly traumatized clients. Dr. Centeno applies his understanding of the scientific basis underlying the neuropsychological mechanisms influenced when integrating complementary medicine approaches into various treatment modalities.
With a deep rooted philosophy that the interconnection of mind body and spirit are essential to healing, Dr. Centeno has successfully integrated Mind Body complementary techniques into his work, ensuring that his client’s psychological or physical issues are addressed through a holistic framework. He has created the center to join with other mind body medicine practitioners to assist people in thier journey to heal.
Dr. Centeno’s personalized approach to care and healing begins with an individualized assessment of his clients, through which one or more treatment options are suggested to address the individual’s condition. Both private one on one as well as group sessions are available, and depending on the client’s needs, meditation therapy and clinical hypnosis may be integrated into the treatment plan.