Marquita Bolden

LCSW, Clinical Supervisor

Degrees & Licenses:

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), PA
Master of Social Work (MSW) with a concentration in Clinical Practice
Bachelor of Arts (BA) with a dual degree in Psychology and English


MSW, University of Pennsylvania (April 2006)
BA, University of Pittsburgh (May 2002)

Theoretical orientation:

Eclectic, including cognitive-behavioral, narrative, play-based, attachment-focused, feminist, mindfulness, solution-focused, strengths-based, and client-centered

Areas of Expertise:

Recovery from complex trauma, including physical abuse, sexual abuse, domestic violence, emotional abuse, and traumatic loss; issues specific to women of color; depression; anxiety; grief and loss; coping skills building

Treatment modality:

Individual, family, and group therapy

Other relevant work and volunteer experience:

Previous Trauma Clinician at the Children’s Crisis Treatment Center, providing specialized therapy services for children and adolescents who experienced complex trauma
Previous Clinical Coordinator of a School Therapeutic Program
Previous therapist for a Residential Treatment Program for young adults with co-occurring mental illness and an intellectual disability
Previous outpatient therapist at Joseph J. Peters Institute and Catholic Social Services, providing specialized sexual-offense specific treatment for teenagers adjudicated due to a sexual offense
Diagnostic Interview Training and Cognitive Behavioral training Internship at the Center for Cognitive Therapy at the Perlman Center of the University of Pennsylvania

Marquita Bolden