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Dr. Centeno has been healing clients for the last thirty years in a variety of treatment agencies and in private practice.  He holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Saybrook University and completed pre-doctoral training at the renowned New York University in New York City earning a post-master clinical certificate. He also holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from

Hunter School of Social Work in New York.

He has been fully certified in Clinical Hypnotherapy, Traditional healing, and use of Cannabis/CBD healing.  He has been helping his clients throughout the Snohomish County area achieve their wellness goals. He specializes in creating personalized plans and providing the necessary tools and resources to guide, support, and assist you in achieving your desired goals.

The essence of his work is to facilitate self-growth and healing by helping you identify your core mind, body, and spirit challenges so that you can overcome them with confidence. Only then, will you be able to fully embrace who you are and start living a happier and healthier life.

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 Couple coaching


He is recognized as a leader in the areas of child and adult abuse and Intimate 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 neuro-psychological 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 their 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, Virtual Reality (VR), Biofeedback, Meditation Therapy and Clinical Hypnosis may be integrated into the treatment plan.  



Trauma and Intimate Partner Violence

Saybrook University – San Francisco, CA

  • PhD Clinical Psychology


New York University Graduate School, NY

  • Post Master’s Advanced Clinical Treatment Certificate

  • Post Master’s Certificate on the Treatment of Drug & Alcohol Abuse


Hunter School of Social Work/CUNY,                                                                                            

  • Master of Social Work


Herbert H. Lehman College, CUNY                                                                    

  • Bachelor of Social Work     


Mindfulness for Healing Psychological Disorders


Intuition and its Role in Healing


Neuroscience and Meditation


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