MSW, LCSW, RPT-S
Denise Caldwell is a licensed clinical social worker with over 30 years of social work experience with children, teens, and adults. She is a member of the Association of Play Therapists and is a Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor. She is also certified as an EMDRIA trained EMDR practitioner. She completed the Traumatic Stress Studies certification under Bessel van der Kolk, M.D. at Boston’s Trauma Center. She is certified family therapist from Philadelphia Guidance Center with over 15 years’ experience as a family therapist. She has completed her Level one training in the Internal Family Systems model and also uses this approach in therapy. She also has a certification in Emotion Focused Therapy for working with couples.
She earned her master of social work degree at Temple University. Her work experience ranges from home based family therapy, school social worker, and private clinician of children, teens and adults helping with various types of issue such as trauma, anxiety, depression and relationship conflict.
In 2006, Denise opened her own private practice in Bloomsburg, PA. Through her private practice, she addresses many clinical issues through various interventions based on Contextual family therapy, play and sand therapies, Theraplay, IFS, and EMDR among others. She loves teaching other therapists about how to use these various techniques to help others. She has done trainings on various clinical topics and has also taught social work/play therapy instruction at Temple University and Marywood University as an adjunct professor.