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Doris May Giordano Alvey

Doris May Giordano Alvey, American hypnotherapist, nurse. Certified hypnotherapist, psychiatric and mental health nurse, biofeedback therapist. Therapist Who Cares Bayview Manor Home for Adults, Brooklyn, 1980. Certified review hearing officer Orange County, California, since 1989. Member Biofeedback Society of America, South Coast Metro Rotary, California Dressage Society, American Horse Show Association.

Background

Alvey, Doris May Giordano was born on November 1, 1945 in New York City. Daughter of Dominic Louis Giordono and Agnes (Victoria) Johnson.

Education

Registered Nurse, Queens General Hospital School Nursing, 1966. Bachelor in Psychology, Marymount Manhattan College, 1973. Master of Science, City University of New York, 1978.

Doctor of Philosophy in Hypnotherapy, American Institute Hypnotherapy, Santa Ana, California, 1985.

Career

Nurse in charge, Phoenix House Therapeutic Center, New York City, 1968-1970;research coordinator, New York Medical College, New York City, 1971-1974;private practice psychotherapy, New York City, 1974-1984;research coordinator, University of California at Los Angeles Harbor General Hospital, Torrance, California, 1985-1986;director, owner, South Center for Hypnosis and Health Education, Costa Mesa, California, since 1984. Psychiatric, alcohol consultant Comp Care, Tustin, California, 1984-1985. Home care consultant Medical Home College, Los Angeles, 1986.

Psychiatric nursing supervisor College, Cerritos, California, since 1986. Instructor Golden West College, California, 1988. Instructor Golden West College, 1988-1989.

Membership

Certified review hearing officer Orange County, California, since 1989. Member Biofeedback Society of America, South Coast Metro Rotary, California Dressage Society, American Horse Show Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: horseback riding, animals, art, Pacific wildlife volunteer.

Connections

Married Lorenzo Marcello Margini, June 5, 1974 (divorced 75). Married Clifford Charles Alvey, April 11, 1981.