Orlando Teen Counseling | Meet DeAnn

DeAnn has a passion and talent working with teens and young adults in the Orlando teen counseling program. She walks alongside of her clients to help them heal and grow as an individual. DeAnn brings a great deal of life experience to her counseling career and enjoys helping others overcome their struggles.

Along with individual counseling, DeAnn has facilitated groups pertaining to self-harming, self-esteem, and anxiety. She also works with families to better equip members with effective communication, healthy parenting and more successful relationships.

DeAnn focuses much of her counseling on anxiety & social anxiety, self-esteem issues, self-harming, and eating disorders. She takes a relational therapeutic approach to ensure that her clients feel safe, trusting and comfortable. DeAnn also utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as well as Exposure Therapy.

Specialties

DeAnn specializes in addressing the therapeutic wellness needs of teens who struggle with self-harm, eating disorders, and social anxiety.

  • Anxiety
  • Self-Esteem Issues
  • Eating Disorders
  • Cutting/Self-Harm
  • Body/Weight Issues
  • Parent-Teen Conflict
  • Behavior Issues
  • Adjustment to Divorce
  • Peer Issues
  • Social Anxiety

Three Words That Best Describe DeAnn

Genuine, Empathetic, Relatable

Education Training

DeAnn is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Central Florida. There she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and graduated Magna Cum Laude. She then went on to Grand Canyon University to obtain her Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling and graduated Summa Cum Laude by maintaining a 4.0 GPA. DeAnn is a member of the American Counseling Association.

Professional Speaker/ Media

DeAnn has presented to a number of different organizations and schools, including the Florida Association of Christian Colleges and Schools, on topics such as: bullying, teen sexuality, and social media. She also teaches as a professor of Human Growth and Development part time at City College.

DeAnn also spent some time as a guest co-host on the nationally syndicated talk show, Emotional Mojo and is a featured therapist on the eTherapi website.

Get To Know DeAnn

DeAnn was born and raised in Florida. She grew up in Flagler Beach and then spent a year living in Miami where she worked as a model and actress. From there, DDeannMeAnn graduated college and worked as an English High School teacher. In 2011, she moved to Sydney, Australia to spend time living abroad and developing her true sense of self.

DeAnn moved to Orlando in 2012 to pursue her career in counseling. She and her best friend, Myles, got married in October 2012. DeAnn is an active member and worship leader of her church, C/Life Orlando and also leads a small group with her husband each week. DeAnn enjoys water sports, music, volleyball, food, and spending time with friends and family.

 

 Contact DeAnn Today at 407-622-1770 or info@LifeCounselingSolutions!

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