Deanna is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate working with children, adolescents, adults and families. She believes that all clients have strengths to build upon-even when they may not realize that they do. Through a client centered, strength based approach, Deanna helps empower clients to overcome the challenges in their lives.
Deanna’s therapeutic approach is to be honest, transparent, compassionate and work to create a safe place for all clients to be open in the process of healing. Deanna has worked with a wide variety of clientele, both in their clinical needs and across diverse cultures. Deanna’s therapy interventions are derived from a variety of theoretic philosophies but primarily based on teachings from CBT, Play Therapy, Art Therapy, Mindfulness and Solution Focused models.
Areas of expertise include:
• Grief and loss
• Positive parenting strategies
• Gender concerns
• Anger management
- Master of Arts, Marriage and Family Therapy, Chapman University, San Diego, CA.
- Bachelors of Art, Psychology and Human Development, California State University, San Bernardino, CA.
- Professional License:MG60464625
In her free time, Deanna enjoys spending time with her family, word games, creative pursuits, and the ocean.