Rosemary Spizzirri, MSW, LCSW,
ROSEMARY SPIZZIRRI, MSW, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social worker and psychotherapist with over 25 years of experience working with children and families who have experienced childhood trauma, abuse, neglect, and attachment disruptions. She is Co–Founder and Co–Director of Mindful Connections Behavioral Health pc (www.mindful-connections.org) in Elmhurst and Oak Park, Illinois, where she specializes in providing trauma–informed and attachment focused psychotherapy to assist in the healing process. Ms. Spizzirri has also counseled individuals and couples with ADHD, mood disorders, personality disorders, and other mental health issues.
Ms. Spizzirri has been professionally speaking, teaching college courses, and facilitating training since 1989. From 2005–2012, she trained Illinois child welfare staff and foster parents on issues relating to child welfare, trauma, assessment, and diagnosis. She was previously employed by Chicago State University as an administrator, facilitating statewide training on trauma–informed, family–centered, and strength–based practice.