Amanda Dafoe, LICSW

Preferred Name: Amanda

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

I have 20+ years experience practicing social work, including in community mental health and medical health settings. I opened my practice in 2019 and serve primarily adults with anxiety and trauma. I have a special interest in pregnancy challenges / birth loss and infertility. I use an attachment focused approach. I offer both in person and remote sessions Monday through Thursday from 9am-4pm.

Education & Experience

Master of Social Work, 2005 Wheelock College (now affiliated with Boston University) Former DCF case worker Outpatient substance abuse counseling Medical social worker in Level 1 trauma center and community hospitals Certified in EMDR and in consultation with EMDRIA approved consultant

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

NASW member

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Adoption
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults


  • English


  • BlueCross BlueShield