Farah VanGenderen, LCSW-C

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant-in-Training

Online Therapy

About Me

I have been in the field for over 20 years and Certified in EMDR since 2013. I worked with trauma only for 14 years and have transitioned into private practice, expanding my use of EMDR for anxiety, depression, in addition to my work with clients who have suffered trauma in their work, developmentally and/or interpersonally. Trained in Somatic EMDR and as a Lucid Dream Facilitator. Also certified in TF-CBT and yr long attachment theory certification through Annie E Casey Foundation.

Education & Experience

MSW - University of MD BSW - Salisbury University 20 years in child welfare and close contact with our local region Child Advocacy Centers (Worcester, Wicomico and Somerset). Experience with abused children and adults. Primary focus in working with children who have sexual traumas, psychological trauma and attachment disruptions and their families.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Past Member APSAC Current Member NASW, EMDRIA

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Adoption
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Somatic Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • First Responders
  • Group


  • English


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Sliding Scale
  • UnitedHealth