Deanna is an Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor, she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Phoenix. She has experience working with adolescents in residential treatment and substance abuse treatment. She uses a harm reduction model of care for substance abuse and addiction while treating underlying trauma. She specializes in treating people who suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Mood Disorders, Anxiety and relationship distress. She is foundationally trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and has advanced training in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR). Deanna is passionate about helping teens, adults, and couples develop greater self-awareness, inner resources such as self-compassion and coping skills and more conscious, close, connected relationships. She fosters a supportive environment that honors safety and acceptance with all her clients.