Meet Denise Alberto

Denise is a Bay Area and California native. She earned a B.S. in Psychology from St. Mary's College of Moraga, California and then received her Masters of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine, Florida in 1996. Treating general orthopedic dysfunctions led her to develop an interest in the spine and especially the pelvic/SI region. Through continuing education in these specialty areas, she has developed her own unique and effective approach to treating chronic pain syndromes and pelvic region dysfunctions. Denise has a distinct passion for helping couples with unconsummated marriage and sexual pain issues. She helps to facilitate post-traumatic stress recovery through the mind-body connection utilizing her abundance of local resources to include chiropractors, acupuncturists, craniosacral/energy therapists, psychologists as well as massage. Techniques in visceral manipulation are commonly used. Among other organizations, she is an active member of the Women's Health and Orthopedic Sections of the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy since 1994.​  Denise is excited to be bringing on PT staff, trained by her, to support the evolving and growing practice in 2022!

Denise resides in Los Gatos with her family. With her supportive family and her passion for helping others, Denise continually increases her knowledge about chronic pain. There are many misconceptions about body/pelvic pain that drive her to develop more effective forms of treatment to support her patients’ emotional and physical needs. During treatment Denise asks patients to describe their “body story” which often identifies Somato Emotional Connections between pain and life experiences. She works closely with Jane Colacicco; CranioSacral Therapist to facilitate this process  Beth Panero, CMT  is a massage therapist that sees her patients concurrently to support the healing process as well.