Hava Dennenberg, LCSW

Hava Dennenberg is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, who received her degree from Columbia University. She comes to Heron Hill with over 15 years of social work experience spanning the country, from New York City and San Francisco to rural and urban parts of Oregon. Hava has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and a certificate in Sustainable Business from Bainbridge Graduate Institute. Hava’s work with others has been spent in a variety of settings including the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office Sex Crimes, School Crimes, and Domestic Violence units, community-centered mental health with high acuity clients, and work with houseless youth. She is well versed in collaborative problem solving, non-violent communication and work with families and LGBTQ youth. Hava finds herself particularly drawn to and passionate about the use of mindfulness practices, Narrative Therapy & Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques. She often utilizes playfulness and humor as building blocks for fostering grounding, empowerment and connection with clients, which she has witnessed as being powerful elements within the healing process. She looks forward to becoming formally trained in Narrative Therapy, Eco Psychology(certified come April 2020) and EAGALA-based equine therapy (certified come August 2020).