About Dr. Carl
On The Airwaves
Psychologist, author and speaker, Dr. Patrasso is known for his
tireless advocacy of mental health, victims of abuse and the learning
disabled. Honored with a Fellowship from the American College of
Forensic Examiners Institute, Dr. Patrasso made significant strides in
identifying students deemed a threat to school violence, the subject of
his article in “The Forensic Examiner” magazine.
Trained in clinical, forensic and school psychology, Dr. Carl
specializes in litigation support and serves as an expert witness in
high profile criminal court cases.
Dr. Patrasso earned a Doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the
Chicago School of Professional Psychology. He is a licensed
psychologist in the state of Arizona, where he is certified as a school
psychologist and also holds a teaching certificate in psychology from
Rio Salado Community Colleges.
He has participated in many worthy volunteer projects with the
Scottsdale Senior Center and Florence Crittenton of Arizona. He has
served as keynote speaker for the Franciscan Renewal Center and
facilitated volunteer work at Job Corps Training, benefitting the
disadvantaged across the spectrum.
After years of private practice and public service, Dr. Patrasso’s most
recent life chapter has taken him into dream analysis, as host of his
own radio program on the subject as well as two books he has
written, derived from the same theme.
The author of “Dreaming for Success” and “Happy in a Hostile
World,” Dr. Patrasso draws on his years of experience treating
patients in therapy, focused on tapping into one’s own resilient
human traits, helping patients to discover their best selves through
His diverse training, education and vast experience in the field of
psychology, coupled with his outspoken style, make Dr. Patrasso a
sought-after speaker, consultant and expert in enhancing human
potential and well-being.
A resident of Scottsdale, Arizona, Dr. Patrasso is an enthusiastic
walker and ardent swimmer.
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