Ms. Marianne G Shirilla, MAMFC, LMFT, LPC

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

Life is unpredictable. It often takes unexpected twists and turns making you feel helpless and powerless. Marital communication challenges, trauma, infidelity, death, divorce, life transitions, and parenting challenges are a few examples of what you may be experiencing. I can help you. Take the first step. I believe my compassion, experience and straightforwardness working in collaboration with your willingness and motivation to change is a dynamic combination. Each client is unique. You only have one life. Don't waste another day. Take the first step towards your healing and a brighter, healthier future. I can help you.

Education & Experience

I have an MA in Marriage and Family Counseling and have 20+ years of experience. I counsel individuals, couples and families. I am certified in EMDR an evidenced-based treatment for PTSD. In addition, I am also trained in Accelerated Resolution Therapy, an evidenced-based treatment for PTSD. I supervise Interns and Residents for licensure in Virginia.

Specialty Area

  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Expats
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


I provide a statement for you to submit to your insurance company for out-of-network reimbursement.