MEARLENE E FILKINS, LICSW, BCD, CCTP-II

(she, her, hers)

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant-in-Training

Online Therapy

About Me

I have worked as a clinical social worker for nearly 20 years, working with many survivors of trauma of all ages. I have experience working with veterans, first responders as well. Currently, I am offering consultation to those pursuing EMDR Certification as a CIT.

Education & Experience

MSW from University of Central Florida, Orlando I have worked in a Children's Advocacy Center with children and teen survivors of sexual trauma. Working at the VA, I provided individual, group and advocacy work for survivors of military sexual trauma and combat veterans. Currently, I am working in private practice where I continue to specialize in trauma treatment.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

EMDRIA NASW

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Somatic Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Suicide Risk
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • BIPOC
  • Couples
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Group
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Veterans/Military

Language

  • English

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealth

Anthem, USA Health Plan, VA Community Care Network