Dr. Joe M. Persinger, PHD

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Dr. Joe M. Persinger, PHD

Psychology | Male

1144 Sonoma Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95405 Get Directions
(707) 526-7720

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I am a clinical psychologist with over 25 years experience in an adult outpatient psychotherapy practice and 15 years experience as staff psychologist in the Chronic Pain Department at Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa. My areas of specialization include psychodynamic psychotherapy, Brief therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, EMDR, Hypnosis, crisis intervention and Somatic Experiencing Trauma Therapy. Treatment issues: chronic pain, anxiety/panic, depression, stress, trauma, insomnia, PTSD.Read more

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Specialties

  • Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Psychotherapy

Conditions Treated

  • Adult Panic Anxiety Syndrome
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Attack
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Depersonalization Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Pain Disorder
  • Panic Attack
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stress

Procedures Performed

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Hypnosis (Medical Hypnotherapy)
  • Pain Management
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Stress Management

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  • 0
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Education

  • Medical School
    Alliant University

    Graduated in 1977

  • Internship Hospital
    Mid Valley Community Mental Health Center
    Sonoma County Department Of Mental Health

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    Sonoma County Department Of Mental Health

    Completed in 1983

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Virginia

    Graduated in 1967

  • Other Education
    Alliant University-California School Of Professional Psychology

    Completed in 1977

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Psychology
  • No malpractice claims found
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  • No board actions found
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Dr. Persinger's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
Under 10 minutes

Experience with Dr. Persinger

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Persinger's Care Philosophy

I am a clinical psychologist with over 25 years experience in an adult outpatient psychotherapy practice and 15 years experience as staff psychologist in the Chronic Pain Department at Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa. My areas of specialization include psychodynamic psychotherapy, Brief therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, EMDR, Hypnosis, crisis intervention and Somatic Experiencing Trauma Therapy. Treatment issues: chronic pain, anxiety/panic, depression, stress, trauma, insomnia, PTSD.