INTRODUCING DR. GIOVINO
Dr. Roger Giovino is a Texas licensed psychologist who enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults by effectively creating a strong collaborative relationship and a safe, nonjudgmental, supportive, and warm environment. Dr. Giovino works from a trauma informed perspective and prioritizes tailoring interventions based on the individual’s unique contextual factors (e.g., age, ethnicity, environment, religion, personal interests, and strengths). In conjunction with Dr. Giovino’s utilization of trauma informed therapies, he also utilizes a variety of evidence-based treatments that include cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal strategies to help each individual better manage their symptoms. Dr. Giovino has experience working with a diverse range of concerns including (but not limited to) trauma, depression, anxiety, personality disorders (e.g., borderline personality disorder), dissociation, conduct problems, and behavioral difficulties.
Education and Career Background
Dr. Giovino received his Psy.D. in clinical psychology from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) following the completion of his pre-doctoral APA-accredited Internship at the South Florida Internship Consortium’s Broward Sheriff’s Office in Fort Lauderdale, FL. During his graduate school career, he completed his therapy training working with complex trauma in children and adults at NSU’s Psychology Service Center’s Child and Adolescent Traumatic Stress Program (CATSP) and Trauma Resolution and Integration Program (TRIP). He also provided services at a residential medical facility (i.e., Broward Children’s Center) for children and young adults with complex medical diagnoses. In addition, Dr. Giovino was employed as a mobile therapist at Children’s Service Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA. In those settings, Dr. Giovino performed individual, family, and group psychotherapy. In addition, Dr. Giovino has experience implementing Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy, Prolonged Exposure Therapy, Contextual Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. Dr. Giovino also has experience utilizing a wide range of psychological assessments, including personality, and intelligence assessments. Since his completion of Great Life Counseling Center’s Postdoctoral Fellowship program in 2021, Dr. Giovino has quickly become a valued contributor to GLCC’s leadership by serving as an assessment supervisor and GLCC’s practicum coordinator.