Dr. Barbara Jo Dennison, PhD, LISW-S

Preferred Name: Joey

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

Education & Experience

Dr. Dennison PhD, LISW-S received her doctorate in psychology from California Southern University and her undergraduate and graduate degrees in social work from The Ohio State University. She is the owner of Dennison & Associates, Inc. a wellness firm in Ohio. She is a field instructor for The Ohio State University. With 35 years of professional experience she helps families become more resilient in times of stress. She is a published author and international speaker to teach survivors coping tools.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Volunteer for the local Chamber of Commerce, supporting local families and business. Founder of a local Hoarding Task Force. Plant and maintain a clean eating garden for people who do not have access to fresh foods.

Specialty Area

  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Somatic Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • First Responders
  • Group
  • Seniors
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Highmark
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Sliding Scale
  • UnitedHealth

Medical Mutual, Anthem, UHC, UBH