Denise Goitia joined University Health Services in 2020 as a clinical social worker. She was previously working for the University of Massachusetts Amherst at the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health. Denise received her B.A. in anthropology from Georgetown University and her MSW from Smith College. She has a background in massage, holistic health and herbalism. She loves supporting local farms, hiking, cooking and riding her bike.
Her clinical interests include trauma and resilience (EMDR trained), somatic and spiritual work, internal family systems/integrating parts work, person in community, holistic approaches including mindfulness practices, LGBTQIA+ support, anti-racism and cultural humility, international students including undocumented and refugee/asylees, couples and families, graduate students, transfer students, non-traditional-aged students, feminist theory and identity development.