Dr. Marcia Herden, Psy.D.
Dr. Marcia Herden received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Wells College and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) from Forest Institute of Professional Psychology. She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), the Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing International Association (EMDRIA), and The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH). She is a Certified EMDR Therapist and an EMDRIA Approved Consultant. Dr. Herden is qualified to provide consultation and professional certification in EMDR.
Dr. Herden maintains a private practice in Webster, NY, where she remains deeply invested in psychotherapeutic treatment. For over 30 years her primary professional focus has been on assisting her clients in recovering from the impact of current, as well as decades old psychological trauma. She is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and the accompanying issues of serious depression, grief and loss. Her work includes treatment of survivors of sexual abuse and assault, veterans, and first responders.
Through her experience and enthusiastic commitment to lifelong personal and professional development, Dr. Herden has acquired expertise in a number of additional areas including substance abuse and chemical dependency; relationship, marital and family of origin issues; LGBT issues, and autism. Dr. Herden also provides supervision and consultation for colleagues ranging from entry level to advanced in the mental health field.