Brenda Vaccaro

Psychologist, MA, PsyD

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Brenda Vaccaro

Psychologist, MA, PsyD


Location

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Spark Center for Self Development
1412 S Street
Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 262-7097

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Announcement icon COVID-19 ALERT: Social distancing doesn't have to delay you from getting the connection and support you need. I offer teletherapy!
I imagine you're here because you're feeling ready for change. It's reassuring to know it's never too late to ignite curiosity about yourself and learn how to develop secure, healthy connections to others, find relief from anxiety, depression, and stress, and handle emotional challenges more confidently. When you're struggling, it takes courage to let go of what's limiting you to make room for a fulfilling life. I can collaborate with you in the process of identifying, understanding, and reworking ineffective patterns and building new skills and behavior to create the meaningful and satisfying life experiences you desire.
With informed support, you’ll learn to respond more effectively to life's ups and downs. I can help you work through painful experiences and cope more skillfully with uncertainty, conflict, and change. Unique areas of expertise are people pleasers, excessively self-reliant, emotionally avoidant adults, and adults with histories of emotional neglect.
Making meaningful changes in your life and relationships will be challenging and uncomfortable at times, but isn't your well-being worth it? I'll provide the vulnerability coaching and candor you'll need to stay focused. Together we'll discover what you need to accelerate your personal growth and quickly reach the goals that are uniquely important to you.
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“Your personal growth and healing doesn't have to be thwarted by the pandemic. Teletherapy offers a path toward building a better life today.”

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $165 - $250
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • MHN
  • Private Pay
  • Out of Network
Focusing only on who accepts your insurance might not be worth sacrificing your need for expert support. Let's explore your options first!
Email me or call (916) 262-7097 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 17 Years
  • School: The Wright Institute
  • Year Graduated: 2012
  • License and State: PSY29151 California

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Center for Adoption Support & Education (CASE) / Advanced Clinical TAC
  • Certificate Date: 2016
  • Certificate: The Wright Institute / MA, Clinical Psychology
  • Certificate Date: 2005

Location

Spark Center for Self Development
1412 S Street
Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 262-7097
Ask about video and phone sessions

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Excessive Self-Reliance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Men's Issues
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • People Pleasing
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Collaborative
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family Systems
  • Interactive
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals

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Last Modified: 21 Oct 2020
Brenda Vaccaro, MA, PsyD, Psychologist in Sacramento

Brenda Vaccaro

Psychologist, MA, PsyD