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About Wendy Radding

Wendy Radding, LCSW, RPT,
is a licensed clinical social worker and registered play therapist specializing in individual, couples and family psychotherapy and maintains a private practice in Woodbridge, VA.

With over 20 years of experience as a clinician, and a graduate of Smith College School for Social Work specializing in psychodynamic psychotherapy, she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise with all ages of clients are

  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • PTSD (Posttraumatic Stress Disorder)
  • Women's Issues
  • Grief and Loss
  • Foster Care and Adoption
  • Phase of Life Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Parenting
  • Medical and Health Support
  • Addictions
  • Eating Disorders/Post Gastric Bypass
  • Play Therapy, Art Therapy and Music Therapy
  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Issues
  • Relationship Problems
  • Conduct Problems (children)

Wendy Radding is a practical, interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her treatment approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients resolve current problems and long-standing patterns. She incorporates a blend of conventional and alternative approaches, drawing upon a variety of styles and techniques to incorporate what will be most helpful for each client. With sensitivity and compassion, she works with each client to help them build on their strengths to identify and achieve life goals.


MSW, Smith College School for Social Work, 1997
BIS, Music Therapy, George Mason University, 1995, graduated cum laude

Registered Play Therapist, Association for Play Therapy

Certified, Critical Incident Stress Debriefing

Training, PREP Relationship Enhancement

2012 Recipient Favorite Community Therapist Award
by National Counseling Group

Clinical Social Work License, State of VA Health Professions
George Mason University Academic Achievement Award
Eleanor Clark Thesis Award, Smith College School for Social Work
Leader, Student Orientation, 1996, Smith College School for Social Work

Member, National Association of Social Workers
Member, Association for Play Therapy and Virginia Association for Play Therapy
Professional Member, Trichotillomania Learning Center
Provider, Clinical Licensure Supervision