About Bridget

Bridget Filardi is a Primary Therapist at Valiant Living. She obtained her graduate degree in counseling from Regis University in 2013.  For the last 10 years, her experience includes treatment centers, community mental health, group practice, and treating incarcerated women.  Bridget is certified as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC), and is trained in EMDR.  She has a deep passion for helping people with addiction and trauma, believing the two are inextricably linked.

Bridget is also certified as a Daring Way Facilitator, and often utilizes Brene Brown’s work in both group and individual sessions.  Bridget is a strong believer in the importance of the mind/body connection. She uses approaches from Polyvagal Theory which help clients befriend their own nervous system in order to practice self-regulation skills.  Bridget has both a calming presence and a fun sense of humor that help clients feel at ease as they begin the journey of recovery.