Helping People To Help Themselves Since 1987
Wendy Molinaroli has been a counselor, helping people to help themselves since 1987. She has worked with people from all walks in life, in a number of situations, providing assessment, guidance,counseling, monitoring and support to individuals, couples, and families in crisis. She has served as a consultant for various media sources, The Post & Courier, WTMA Talk Radio and WCIV news in Charleston, South Carolina.
She worked with families through the child abuse and neglect services of DSS, providing guidance, counseling, monitoring and support to families in crisis. She also provided treatment, support and referrals to children, adolescents, adults and their families at Charter and MUSC psychiatric hospitals. As part of the psychiatric emergency response team, she went to emergency rooms to consult with physicians and make decisions concerning patients in crisis. She worked as a school counselor at a local Catholic school for 10 years, donating a day every week to lead groups, and work with parents, students and teachers. She has designed groups for men and women in domestically violent situations, as well as taught groups for substance abuse, anger management, criminal thinking, parenting skills, and bullying. Currently, Ms. Molinaroli is working on becoming a Gottman-certified Couples therapist.
Wendy Molinaroli grew up in a military family, which allowed her to experience different cultures, customs, and points of view. She has lived in a number of different places to include Okinawa, and Puerto Rico. Growing up in a military family has given her the understanding of the trials and tribulations specific to the military. Her father was an enlisted man in the military who worked his way through the ranks, retiring as a Command Master Chief in the US Navy.
Ms. Molinaroli’s mother is from England and was a teacher for more than 30 years before retiring as a principal in May 2010. Having a mother who is British and a teaching professional has also given her insight into the challenges and joys for teachers and schools, as well as a look at the differences in the American and British educational systems, and culture, in general.
Currently, Ms. Molinaroli lives in Charleston with her husband of 23 years, and her dachshund. Her children are now young adults working in the Charleston area. She works with families, individuals, & couples in private practice helping them to solve their problems and manage their issues.