Chris Arger

Ph.D.

Chris Arger

Ph.D.

Telehealth Available
Professions: Clinical Psychologist
License Status: I'm a certified professional.
Primary Credential: Psychologist
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Medicare
  • Optum/United Health Care
Fees: Fees up to $150 per session


COVID-19 Update: I'm currently conducting in person sessions as well as online video conference sessions.
Free Initial Consultation
Evening Availability

Offices

7047 East Greenway Parkway
Suite 250
Scottsdale, Arizona 85254

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My Approach to Helping

I collaborate with clients to tailor therapy to the unique needs, life circumstances, and strengths of each individual. I work with older adolescents, adults, and geriatric populations from diverse backgrounds treating anxiety, depression, grief and loss, relationship difficulties, and stress-related to living with chronic medical conditions.

I strive to provide a safe and supportive environment that fosters personal growth to help you live out your values and achieve your goals. I have been fortunate to receive training and have experience utilizing several evidence-based therapeutic modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), motivational enhancement therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and Interpersonal Psychotherapy.

I have experience in a variety of settings including outpatient private practice, primary care, outpatient counseling clinic, medical centers, state prison, community health center, state hospital, high school counseling center, and inpatient private hospital. I enjoy working with individuals from a variety of ethnic backgrounds and faith traditions.

I graduated from Seattle Pacific University with a PhD in Clinical Psychology and am a licensed Clinical Psychologist in the state of Arizona.

Personally, I enjoy playing tennis, listening to jazz, playing bass guitar, hiking, attending church activities, spending time with family, and stargazing the AZ night sky.

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    Anxiety
    Depression
    Self Confidence Self-Esteem
    Relationship Difficulties

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Behaviorism
  • Breakup
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Depression
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Inadequacy
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Panic
  • Perfectionism
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Values Clarification
  • Worry
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET)
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