Dr. Mazzei, Clinical Health Psychologist, believes that everyone is capable of change, especially when empowered and supported to reach one’s goals. She works collaboratively with patients to relieve emotional distress, to improve your mental and physical well-being, and to help facilitate positive life changes and personal growth. Overall, she aims to provide a warm, empathetic, respectful and supportive therapeutic environment. Dr. Mazzei is an experienced therapist who provides counseling services for individuals throughout the Chandler and Gilbert area.

Dealing with Pet Loss

Losing a pet can be devastating. Pets become part of our family. Once lost, we feel a void and loss. Even though a pet’s death isn’t honored and dealt with like a human death, the grief is still palpable and real. In this article for PetMasters, I write about dealing with pet loss and pet…

Neurofeedback for ADHD

Symptoms of ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood condition that impairs functioning in school, home and in the community. Individuals with ADHD live with consistent problems in inattention and/or hyperactivity. People with ADHD have trouble focusing their attention in a directed and productive manner during certain activities. Symptoms include hyperactivity, inattention,…

Brain Change with EMDR Therapy

Psychological therapies do not often get credited with causing neurological change. For years, the brain and mind were thought to be fundamentally different. Psychology focused on psychological change in the mind, while medicine adhered to physical change in the brain. We now know that the brain and mind are really the same. When the brain…

Lose Weight with Hypnosis

Hypnosis, or hypnotherapy, is most commonly known to help mental health issues, such as anxiety and depression. However, hypnosis is quite effective for other conditions, including smoking cessation, pain control and weight loss. Behavior change is one of the main goals of hypnosis. Altering our eating habits is one of the most challenging aspects of…

An Alternative Approach for Addiction, PTSD and Anxiety: Alpha-Theta Training

What is Alpha-Theta Training? Neurofeedback, or brain wave therapy, aims to alter the brain’s electrical activity so that it operates in a more flexible and synchronous state.  Neurofeedback therapists prefer to use “training” when speaking about neurofeedback, as you are literally retraining the brain to operate more efficiently. Through the learning principles of operant conditioning,…