Do you struggle with negative or ruminating thoughts? Do you worry often or struggle with past hurts? Are you a parent struggling with empty nesting or find yourself worried about your student’s college life? Maybe you are a college student looking for a counselor to help you adjust to the pressures that come with adult decisions that can affect the rest of their lives. If so, Denise can relate, and she can help
Denise has been married for over 25 years, she was a stay-at-home mom to three sons for 12 years. She became a licensed real estate broker, which was the start of her helping people reach their goals in life. Denise received her Bachelor’s degree in Business at Tarleton State University and her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Tarleton State University.
Denise has a passion to help individuals from all walks of life. In addition to being a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, Denise is a Licensed Chemical and Dependency Counselor Intern. During grad school she interned at Sante Center for Healing where she co-led Intensive Outpatient Groups and worked with families of addictive clients. Denise believes addiction affects the entire family system. Denise has two Aggie graduate sons and found that helping high school and college students is one of her passions. She enjoys working with young adults, and anyone who is seeking to change negative or unhealthy life patterns.
Denise understands the importance of a therapeutic counselor/client relationship. She has a passion to serve others and has realized her purpose includes helping others problem-solve when life becomes overwhelming. Denise is engaged in active listening, is empathetic, and focuses on a goal-setting approach to help you navigate through challenging life events caused by work, relationships, or addictive behaviors. Denise is a Level 1 trained Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapist; AEDP is a therapy model that focuses on a belief that we are wired for growth and healing. Let Denise help you grow and heal to become the best version of yourself.