EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant

About Me

Trained in 2000 by the originator of EMDR Francine Shapiro then Andrew Leds in 2000, in ongoing consulting with Deany Laliotis since 2000, now running several ongoing consultation groups online and one in person. For more see my website or my Professional Facebook Page Mary Ray LCSW.

Education & Experience

Faculty, The Center for Excellence in EMDR therapy, EMDR Consultant, EMDR Certified, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, ISTI Certified Sex and Couples Therapist, Advanced Imago Clinician, many other attachment orientated and specific protocol EMDR trainings, Completed Clinical training in Family Systems at Family Institute of Virginia. American Council on GEX Certified, Reike Master level 2, Pragmatic Experiential Therapy trained... For 3 decades, helping individuals, couples, families and businesses improve performance, resolve problems & communication concerns and then establishing new health enhancing patterns of interaction.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

EMDR Disaster Network, Alexandria Friends Board of the Community Services Board Co-Chair, member of four part harmony choir, Group Exercise Instructor, Old Town Ladies Book Club, Alexandria Association, Old Town Civic Association, NASW, etc...

Specialty Area

  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Somatic Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Group
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


Full payment occurs at the time of service. Desired paperwork is completed during session.