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Deacon Schoenberger, PhD

Dr Deacon Schoeberger completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in psychology at California State University, Chico.  He completed his PhD in clinical psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno. While in graduate school, his areas of specialty training were addictions and anxiety disorders. His pre-doctoral internship was at the Portland Veterans Administration Medical Center where he received specialized training in psychological assessment, severe mental illness, behavioral medicine and health psychology, eating disorders treatment, chronic disease management, and pain psychology.

Dr Schoenberger’s post-doctoral training was under Dr. Sonny Ruckstuhl. This training included advanced training in child and adolescent treatment, family therapy, and behavioral pediatrics and parent training. He is  am dually-licensed as a psychologist and a drug and alcohol counselor by the State of Nevada.

In his free time, Dr Schoeberger loves to hike the Sierras and Lake Tahoe.