Education

Ed.D., M.S., Nova Southeastern University

Background

Dr. Giardino’s career has included working as an associate hospital administrator for a children’s psychiatric hospital, a clinical director for a correctional corporation, and more than 25 years in private practice. She holds the designation of nationally certified counselor and certified clinical counselor, clinical mental health counselor, and licensed professional counselor. From 1999 to 2006, she was credentialed as an associate behavior analyst and clinical supervisor with the state of Florida. Since 1986, Dr. Giardino has served on the NBCC committee charged with the preparation and review of the National Certification examination and the Clinical Mental Health examination.