Denise A. Tervo, PhD is a licensed psychologist, consultant and trainer in Wilmington, North Carolina and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She has provided psychotherapy to adults, adolescents, and children for over thirty years. She has worked in various settings including mental health, residential and outpatient programs and she was a consultant with a state agency working with adults and family traumas and abuse. She has conducted various workshops and training related to women’s awareness, midlife transition groups, and personal growth and development. Previously she was on the faculty at the Gestalt Institute of Pittsburgh, the Seaside Gestalt in Wilmington, NC and the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland, Ohio. Her private practice is at the Nuin Center in Pittsburgh. and the Atrium Building in Wilmington. Denise has published in books and journals. She accepts fee for service, with sliding scale, as well as Blue Cross Blue Shield Highmark and Cigna Insurance.
In her educational consultations, clinical groups and Gestalt practice, Denise integrates physical process awareness and energy work. Denise believes we carry our history with us on a cellular, tissue level. Integration of mind, body, and spirit is important for overall growth and development. Her clinical work emphasizes growth, health, flexibility and personal empowerment.
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