Denise Tordella is a licensed professional counselor in Alexandria, Virginia, whose area of clinical specialization is integrated, trauma-informed, mental health, and substance abuse treatment. She is a workshop presenter who provides training and consultation to universities, non-profit organizations, and municipal mental health/substance abuse treatment service providers on the local and national level. She has taken post-graduate training that includes EMDR and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. Her clinical focus includes incorporating mindfulness and body-oriented therapies to support individuals in managing the neurobiological effects of trauma, including emotional dysregulation and dissociation.
Denise is on the Board of Directors of Friends of Guest House, a non-profit organization that supports women making the transition from incarceration to re-entering the community. Denise was selected by her peers as one of the Top 200 Therapists in Washington, DC.