Deanne has almost completed her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Oakland University and is a member of the American Counseling Association. She received her Bachelor of Science in Counseling/Psychology from Rochester University. Deanne began her career in 2016 offering community support while working with at-risk and homeless youth ages 12-17, as an Intervention Specialist for Family Youth Interventions. She provided emotional support, crisis management, family services, trauma informed care, and facilitated groups with passion and purpose to provide hope and healing to those she served.
Through her work experience at OU her clinical approach lenses itself to Solution Focused Therapy, Psychodynamic and Existential perspectives, CBT, and Family Systems. Her person-centered approach enables Deanne to meet a person’s unique needs. Deanne demonstrates an empathetic and nonjudgmental demeanor and is ready to help individuals process and cope with the experiences that get in the way of living a more fulfilled life. She is dedicated to providing quality and compassionate care to adolescents, adults, LGBTQ+, couples, and families. She uses an unbiased, supportive, and existential approach while assisting individuals to build on their strengths leading to a deeper understanding of themselves and how they interact with the world around them. Deanne offers a safe place for self-exploration and believes the therapeutic relationship creates the space for hope, healing, and self-growth.
If you are seeking counseling to facilitate relief from anxiety, depression, trauma, family conflict, or adjustment challenges, Deanne will work to develop a plan specific for your situation. Progress is regularly measured for optimal counseling outcomes.