Diana Vigil is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist in private practice, Scottsdale Arizona.
Ms. Vigil’s specializes in the assessment, evaluation and forensically informed treatment of childhood trauma and maltreatment. She provides psychotherapy for children with a variety of adjustment, developmental and psychiatric disorders.
Ms. Vigil’s forensic work includes court ordered custody studies, designing parenting plans for families with special needs children, child maltreatment evaluations, forensic interviews, parent coordination for high conflict families, divorce counseling, and a variety of court ordered therapeutic interventions.
She has extensive training and experience in the Extended Forensic Child Maltreatment Evaluation model developed by the National Child Advocacy Center. Using this model, she has evaluated hundreds of children who allege sexual abuse. She provides expert opinions to Superior Court Family Division and Criminal Division regarding the reliability of children’s memory and testimony.
She is frequently invited to present at the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Arizona Bar Association, American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children and Arizona Superior Court Judicial College. She is published in law and forensic psychology.
- Child Forensic Interviews
- Forensically Informed Therapy and Therapeutic Intervention
- Child maltreatment evaluations
- Interventions for divorcing families (Court ordered and private)
- Play Therapy
- Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)