Meet Deany

Deany Laliotis, LICSW, specializes in the application of EMDR therapy to complex developmental trauma and attachment issues. She is a Senior Trainer for EMDR Institute, Inc., as well as the Director of Training, where she has been a faculty member since 1993. An EMDRIA-approved Consultant, she is an invited speaker world-wide on advanced applications of EMDR therapy as a comprehensive approach. She is the co-director of EMDR of Greater Washington and maintains a private practice in Washington, DC. Deany was also presented the prestigious Francine Shapiro Award — For Outstanding Contribution and Service to EMDR Therapy — at the 2015 EMDR International Association Conference.

Deany has contributed a chapter titled, “Healing the Wounds of Attachment: An EMDR Relational Approach,” in Psychotherapist Revealed: Therapists Speak about Self-Disclosure where she writes about the relational and intersubjective dimensions of EMDR therapy. Deany has also co-authored a chapter with Francine Shapiro on, “EMDR Therapy for Trauma-Related Disorders”, published in the book, Evidenced Based Treatments for Trauma-Related Psychological Disorders: A Practical Guide for Clinicians, 2015, and an article in the Journal of Clinical Social Work titled, “EMDR and the Adaptive Information Processing Model: Integrative Treatment and Case Conceptualization,” in 2013.