- Los Angeles, CA
- Marriage & Family Therapy
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
- Office Phone
Cris Scaglione obtained her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Fielding Graduate University in 2010. She is part of the core faculty in the MFT department of the Los Angeles campus of the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. As of Fall 2019, she is chair of the SAC committee and a member of the Black Student Union. She regularly provides dissertation assistance/consultation to a broad cross-section of students in a biweekly Dissertation Café. Her main area of expertise is in neuropsychology, doing assessments, rehabilitation, and therapy with survivors of head injury, stroke, and other neurological impairments. She works with and gives presentations on the neurocognitive aspects of psychological trauma and addiction. She has worked with chronic mentally ill older adults, as well as learning-disabled and dual-diagnosis children and adults, including veterans.
She also has a wide range of interests and experience, colored by a background in anthropology, music, and concern with diversity and social justice, especially the rights of women, and members of the disabled and LGBT communities. Her therapeutic perspective incorporates object relations/self-psychology, and cognitive/mindfulness strategies
- Education History
Degree Institution Ph.D. in clinical psychology Fielding Graduate University
- Professional Memberships
Role Organization Member APS (Association for Psychological Science) Member Society for the Teaching of Psychology
- Community Involvement
Organization Behavioral health working group of the USC Veteran's Intitiative Speaking at head injury support groups Singing in Vox Femina Los Angeles
- Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise Sexuality/Gender Issues LGBTQ
Reinhard, M. J., Satz, P., Scaglione, C. A., D'Elia, L. F., Hinkin, C. H., Arita, A., Rassovsky, Y., Thrasher, D. & Ordog, G. (2007). Neuropsychological exploration of alleged mold neurotoxicity. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 22, 533-543.