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Dr. Efrain Centeno
  • American Psychological Association

  • Amercian Society Of Clinical Hypnosis

  • APA Division 30 - Hypnotherapy

Recent certifications
  • Certified in Traditional Healing Methods New Mexico University 2017

  • Medical Cannabis: Specialization on The Health Effects of THC and CBD Specialization. University of Minnesota. 2020

Dr. E

Dr. Efrain Centeno, or Dr. E as his clients and students fondly call him - is an Intuitive Clinical Psychologist, Clinical Hypnotherapist, and Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He has worked as a clinician and as CEO of leading health non-profit organizations for over thirty-eight years. Dr. Centeno is a trauma expert with a focus on PTSD and Anxiety and Depression.


He is a clinical social work and psychology professor and lecturer at the undergraduate and graduate level, having taught at  New York University,New Mexico Highlands University, New Mexico State University, Everett Community College, and Lake Washington Technical College in WA.  Dr. Centeno’s doctoral work explored mindfulness meditation as a treatment for the trauma of victims of intimate partner violence.  Dr. Centeno believes in the power of natural healing promoted by complementary therapies. He has been at the forefront of using a variety of complementary methods for treating trauma, PTSD Anxiety, and ADHD.

He is passionate about natural mind-body healing treatments including mindfulness. hypnotherapy, meditation, virtual reality, and EFT. Trained in the practice by the Vietnamese Buddhist monk and peace activist Tich Nhat Hanh,  he is devoted to engaging in healing others by lecturing and teaching this and other healing methods.  He has traveled extensively to enrich his practice with monks in countries such as Thailand, Cambodia, and Japan.

Dr. Centeno has trained thousands of people in private settings and universities on how to use mindfulness and other healing meditations to assist in their physical, emotional, and spiritual healing and in teaching others how to live fuller and more successful life.

His current work encompasses the use of many researched based mind-body medicine techniques including Virtual Reality to help people overcome past and present trauma, depression, anxiety, phobias, panic attacks, PTSD, ADHD, anger management, life and couple coaching issues. Dr. Centeno uses his natural intuitive skills to help people find their inner strength to accelerate their healing,   He currently sees clients in his office in Snohomish/ Clearview, Washington. 

The Neuroscience of Trauma
September, 2022
Clearview, Washington


Wellness, Resilience & Self Awareness
October  2022
Lifespan Psychology
September - Dec 2022- EVCC
Mindfulness Training
six-week Certificate Program
TBA this Fall 2022
Cannabis & CBD Oils for Healing
Clearview, Washington
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