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Dr. Darlene Treese, LPC, LMHC
Dr. Darlene Treese is a highly trained professional - in private practice since 1983.
"A person for the people", she specializes in hypnosis, counseling and life coaching for individuals, couples and groups.  Dr. Treese has worked extensively with physicians and health care professionals to help patients overcome a variety of problems.  Her professional approach is action and solution oriented, designed to bring results quickly.  Medications and physical therapies diminish the symptoms; hypnosis and counseling address the underlying causes; TOGETHER we restore health and well being.

Dr. Dar has also been acknowledged internationally for her work with corporations, athletes, educators, veterans and entrepreneurs .  Her broad library of hypnosis CDs and mp3 downloads and books a give guidance to handle problem situations.  Darlene has produced the radio show Living On Purpose and is a frequent guest on radio and television
.  Her newspaper  columns are read throughout the country.

For those who seek help, she offers flexible office hours including some evening and week-end availability.  Longer appointments may be scheduled (2 hour, 4 hour or 2 day intensives) as well as standard weekly or bi-weeking sessions.
Whatever your need, you can contact her directly for a free consultation by phone or email to determine
your situation's eligibility and compatibility to services provided.

As a Concierge Practitioner, Dr. Dar offers excellent specialized care for the few rather than mediocre treatment for the masses.




American Psychotherapy and Medical Hypnosis Association



Thirty years experience in education, counseling, and public speaking

Established private practice

Personal qualities:  poise, good judgment, maturity, perceptiveness, intuition, empathy, imaginativeness, humor, practicality, organization, ability to avoid self-preoccupation, advanced therapy and speaking skills.



Ph.D. in Psychology - 1987 William Lyon University
Masters in Counseling - 1981 ASU
Masters in Education - 1979 ASU
Bachelors in Education - 1975 Summa Cum Laude, ASU
Certificate in Advanced Clinical Hypnosis - 1984 (Dr. Sandra Sylvester, Dept. of Anesthesiology @ University of Arizona Medical Center)
Certificate in Mediation and Dispute Resolution, Maricopa County Superior Court - 1995
Certified/Licensed Professional Counselor, State of Arizona - Board of Behavioral Health Examiners - 1993
Certificate in Gambling Addictions Treatment - 1994
Certified/Licensed Mental Health Counselor, State of Florida, Department of Health - 2006
Qualified Supervisor for FL LMHC Interns - 2013
Certified Facilitator - Prepare/Enrich Couples Assessment and Counselig - 2013



Developed keen awareness of the nature of human personality and the dynamics of behavior

Evaluated and adapted a wide variety of theories, materials, and techniques to individual and group educational and counseling needs

Implemented workshops in all areas of personal growth, stress management, communication skills, and creative development

Participated in the continuous development, refinement, implementation and modification of curriculum and instructional programs (Kindergarten through post-graduate and adult education)

Author of:

Fast Track To Goal Achievement
The Legacy I Leave
Living Through Loss
The Divorce Survival Kit
The Spiritual Path To Prosperity

Selected as biographee in
Who's Who In The West
Personalities Of The West and Midwest
Directory Of Distinguished Americans
International Who's Who Of Intellectuals
International Who's Who Of Professionals




Private Practice and Consulting

Host of Living On Purpose, a one-hour live radio call-in program broadcasted throughout the Southwest and New England

Mesa Community College, Counselor/Faculty
Co-coordinator of Substance Abuse Prevention Program

Guest Lecturer/Instructor - Glendale Community College,
Mesa Community College, Scottsdale Community College, Arizona State University, Phoenix College, Rio Salado Community College, Lamson College, Apollo College

Facilitator of Student Leadership Development Programs
Paradise Valley High School, Moon Valley High School,
Greenway High School, Carl Hayden High School,
Central High School, Casa Grande High School

Staff Instructional Leader, Washington Elementary School District

Olympics Of The Mind Creative Thinking Competition (K-12)
     State of Arizona Executive Committee
     International Judge

Dispute Resolution Alternatives Mediator - Tempe Justice Court

Department of Defense - ESGR
     Central AZ Executive Committee
     Med Rovers  District Chairman
     Liaison to 944th Medical Units,  Luke Air Force Base

Tempe Chamber Of Commerce
     Board Of Directors
     Chairman: Small Business Council
                      Drug Free Workplace
                      Small Business Of The Year
                      Fun(d) Raising
     Volunteer of the Year Award Recipient

Tempe South and Rio Salado Rotary
     District Chairman - Rotaract
     Past President
     Co-editor of award winning newsletter

Facilitator Impact for Enterprising Women

Professional Business Alliance, founding member
American Counseling Association
National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors
Arizona Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors
American Psychotherapy and Medical Hypnosis Association
Florida Mental Health Counselors Association



Darlene has aligned her practice closely with the medical field to offer healing of body, mind and spirit in a holistic health setting.  She has also been internationally recognized for her seminars and trainings in communication skills, stress management, and dispute resolutions for corporations.

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