LINDA FALASCO, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker, therapist, consultant, and lecturer. Ms. Falasco received her Master's degree in Social Work from Temple University and her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from West Chester University. She has received extensive Post-Master's training in child development, play therapy, and loss and grief. Ms. Falasco has a private practice in Newtown Square, PA where she works with families, couples, adults, teens, and children struggling with loss and grief, mood and anxiety disorders, separation/divorce issues, and relationship issues.
Over the past 20 years Linda Falasco has developed various trainings and has been a sought after speaker for conferences on Suicide and Suicide Loss. She has had extensive training and personal experience in the prevention and postvention field of suicide. After receiving healing and therapy following the loss of her younger brother to suicide, Ms. Falasco poured herself into the field of suicide prevention and helping others with suicide loss as a labor of hope and love. She co-coordinated the first Survivors of Suicide Conference in Philadelphia, an event which is now held annually. She was a driving force in bringing a chapter of AFSP to Philadelphia and was one of its original board members. Linda is the co-founder of the Delaware County Suicide Awareness and Prevention Task Force, as well as the founder and coordinator for the Annual Candlelight Vigil for Those Left Behind to Suicide. Linda is able to bring a unique perspective into her seminars based on both her personal and professional experiences, delivering a delicate mix of personal and factual information. She is able to give other providers an inside look at what survivors think and feel in order to help them better understand the concealed minds of many survivors.