chris chiochios, lmft, atr-bc

Christopher Chiochios received a B.A. in Developmental Psychology and a minor in Child Development from Chico State University in 1995. He went on to obtain his masters degree in Art Therapy and Marriage and Family Therapy from Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont. Since 1998, he has focused his experience working with children, adolescents, and their families.  For 11 years, he worked in an agency in the east bay with youth, who were considered high risk and had multi-dimensional and complex needs, as well as their families, who were often also multi-stressed and struggling to cope in many areas of their lives. He has worked as a counselor, therapist, clinician, art therapist, and clinical supervisor to provide these services in a variety of settings, including public schools, special education/day treatment programs, intensive treatment foster care, residential treatment programs, and community-based/wraparound programs. Currently, Chris joined Acknowledge Alliance in 2010 and has been the Resilience Consultant at Beechwood School in Menlo Park.  In addition to his work with Acknowledge Alliance, Chris has a private practice in Palo Alto where he provides comprehensive and collaborative therapeutic services to children, adolescents, and their families.