Dena Pinckney, MSW, LCSW

                                                                              Licensed Clinical Social Worker

                                                                             Grief & Life Transition Specialist


Dena is an LCSW specializing in helping you and your family through grief and other life transitions. She has spent 10 years working with those in dialysis with chronic medical conditions as well as in hospice.  She also has experience as an addictions counselor.  Using proven methods, Dena provides a compassionate, nonjudgmental approach to helping you and your family develop healthy ways to cope with pain and engage in a meaningful and fulfilling life. 

Evidence shows that life is more fulfilling when our actions are motivated by our values rather than continually trying to escape from or become consumed in worry, anger, or sadness.  Dena will work alongside you to affirm your feelings while helping you identify and reconnect with your values in relation to your current situation. 

Dena currently works on Tuesday and Saturdays offering individual, family, and group sessions. She is in the credentialing process and will be accepting most major insurance plans to include BCBS, Aetna, Medicare, Tricare, in the next 30-60 days, she also accepts clients as self-pay.

Areas of Interest:

Grief & Loss

Life Transitions 


Managing Chronic Medical Illness

Retirement/Job Transitions

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Setting Healthy Boundaries

Work- Life Balance

Parent Education and Empowerment

Mindfulness & Self-care