Peter Salerno, Psy.D., LMFT, is a licensed psychotherapist and author in Southern California. He holds a Doctor of Psychology degree (PsyD) from California Southern University and a Master of Science (MS) in Clinical Psychology from Vanguard University of Southern California. Dr. Salerno, a trauma specialist, utilizes evidence-based approaches to promote healing and self-empowerment.
Dr. Salerno is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) and is certified in Family Trauma and Complex Trauma through the International Association of Trauma Professionals. Dr. Salerno is certified in Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM). He also holds a Personality Disorder Treatment (C-PD) certification and is trained to administer and score the Hare Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R).
Dr. Salerno is dedicated to serving those who suffer from issues related to addiction, attachment trauma, and other trauma and stress-related conditions. One of Dr. Salerno’s greatest joys is helping people navigate their journey toward healing from the past and restoring their capacity for self-empowerment.
Dr. Salerno has years of experience treating addiction and trauma concurrently in residential, intensive outpatient, and private practice settings. He particularly values Thru Health’s opportunities for those seeking a supportive community and a skilled team of professionals from the convenience of their own homes.