Martinez-Kaigi, Valeria, PhD
Hartford HealthCare Medical Group

Valeria Martinez-Kaigi, PhD


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About Valeria Martinez-Kaigi, PhD

  • Gender
  • Language
    Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L)
  • Specialties
    Accepting New Patients


  • Areas of Expertise
    Anxiety Disorders, Bariatric Care, Behavior Modification, Behavioral Weight Loss, Binge Eating Disorder, Chronic Pain, Disease Prevention, Health Promotion, Men's Health, Mood Disorders, Neurological Disorders, Neuro-Psychological Assessment, Obesity, Pre-surgical Psychological Evaluations, Psychological Factors of Chronic Medical Illness, Stress Management


  • FellowshipYale School of Medicine
    National Institute of Mental Health
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

    Graduate SchoolUniversity of North Texas
    University of Nevada Las Vegas

    InternshipVA Connecticut Healthcare System

  • Professional Organizations

    Society for Health Psychology, Board Member
    Society for Behavioral Medicine, Member
    American Psychological Association, Member


Valeria Martinez-Kaigi, PhD is a Clinical Health Psychologist who specializes in the treatment of co-morbid medical and mental health conditions. She is part of a multidisciplinary medical team and has expertise in biological, behavioral, and psychosocial aspects of medical conditions and illness prevention. She uses a person-centered and integrated treatment approach to tailor evidence-based psychological, cognitive and behavioral treatments for each patient. Treatments aim to improve patient’s health and well-being, minimize the negative impact of medical conditions, enhance medical treatment outcomes and generate a better quality of life.

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