Allie Stefanelli, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Allie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Allie graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Anthropology from the University of Maine and a Master’s of Social Work from the National Catholic School of Social Services from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. Allie has experience working in clinical health care settings. She has worked with a number of populations dealing with acute and critical care needs, most notably with parents in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Allie is experienced in working with families and adults dealing with grief, loss, anxiety, depression, trauma, life transitions, and coping with acute and chronic health issues.

Certification Trainings

Allie has obtained certification trainings in Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders.

Specialized Services

Allie has experience working with families dealing with infertility, perinatal loss, and Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADS). Allie takes a strengths-based approach in her work. She is experienced in helping individuals identify, foster, and instill effective coping skills in order to promote resilience. She has extensive work with people experiencing significant life transitions and the complex mental and emotional processes that can accompany those transitions.

National Presentations

Rubin, A. & Stefanelli, A. (2018, May). NICU: The Family’s Experience. Annual Conference for National Association of Perinatal Social Workers, Long Beach, CA

Neithercut, C., Rubin A., Stefanelli, A., Stein, E. (2018, February), Family Support and Ethics of Extracorporeal Life Support, ECMO and the Advanced Therapies for Respiratory Failure Annual Conference, Children’s National Symposium, Keystone, Colorado

Stefanelli, A. (2015, May). Coming to America: How to Meet the Needs of Transient International Families in Health Care. Annual Conference for National Association of Perinatal Social Workers, San Antonio, Texas

Teaching Experience

National Catholic School of Social Service, Washington, D.C.: Fall 2017 Graduate Program Adjunct Instructor, Theories and Models of Health Care Social Work.