Therapy is a very unique experience and when you reach out for help it should fit who you are and what you need. One of my greatest strengths as a therapist is creating that fit for each of my clients. For some people reaching out for help is easy and for others it is one of the most difficult things that have ever had to do. No matter where you are on that spectrum I feel confident that together we can find what it is that you are seeking.
My approach to therapy is a present focused and a goal oriented style. I work with my clients to explore their current life and find what it is that is out of sync. At times we need to look to the future to see how things could play out and at times we need to look to the past to see where things may have gone off track. But the main goal is getting you peace in your today.
I have had the pleasure to work with a diverse population in my career and there is a broad range of issues that I can assist with. So if you are in search of some guidance and support, I would like to help you find a place in your life that makes you feel glad to be alive :)
- Stress, Anxiety
- Self esteem
I also have experience in Relationship, Family, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting, Anger, Bipolar
LMHC #MH13379 (Expires: 2019-03-31)
Very helpful and understanding. Helped me to focus on the questions and issues in my relationship. Very approachable and easy to talk to.
Deana helped me nail down the cause of my anxiety and concerns in a friendly, practical and caring approach. She is very down to earth, and doesn't use psychology jargon or mental health terms, she talks to you like a friend who's got a ton of experience to share, making you feel valued, respected and supported. She offers solid advice on looking at what's happening now, rather than what's happened in the past, when relevant, and guided me to understanding what I could do myself to reconcile with past events. I felt very safe with Deana, and wouldn't hesitate to recommend her.
Amazing counselor! Honestly kind and really tries her best to just hear you and help you move forward.
Deana is great and seems to understand what I am needing from this experience.
She is very thoughtful, on-time and wonderful to work with. She understands my situation well.
Deana Duckenfield has helped me very much. She always answers in a timely manner. I do not have to be afraid of being honest and letting her know the truth. I feel as though I am talking with her one on one in session. Very good experience.
Deanna is absolutely the best. She not only listens without judgment, but she's open-minded enough to give objective hypotheses on how else I can interpret a stressful and complex situation, and is always happy to offer additional resources. She's regularly available for phone sessions, and very obviously concerned for the well-being of those that she speak to. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone.
She is very knowledgeable and seems to convey it in a very appropriate way
She is very effective in all aspects and I look forward to more sessions with her which eventually will help me move forward to a new journey.
I trust her guidance and counselling
Deana is to the point, goal oriented and "cuts the crap". She helped me understand how my brain is wired and why I am feeling the way I am feeling, but she went beyond that helping me to change my actions and thus feelings. She is always optimistic, listening and made things very concrete and actionable. It's a pleasure to work with her!
I am very happy to have Deana as my counsellor. I feel she gets me and my reasons for needing counseling.
I think she has thought me a lot about myself and how I need to look after my side of things. I have found this a very convenient way of doing counseling that really works for me. Great flexibility and availability and I, after trying a few counsellors in my time would say that Deana has been the only one who challenged my thinking and behaviour. I've definitely gained from this experience immensely and would highly recommend Deana. Vanessa
Deana is an insightful and compassionate person, who has helped more than I could have believed. A credit to her field.
Deana is very easy to talk to. She's very down to earth and incredibly insightful. Her perspective has been extremely helpful in dealing with some issues I'd been experiencing.
Deana has been helping me deal with a lot of family and confidence issues. She has been very kind and has made me feel understood. I really feel I can tell her anything (I can even tell her when what she says generates an adverse reaction in me). I am very thankful for her.
Deana has validated some of the feelings that I have been having that I thought were out of line. I have had a lot of trauma in my life and she is helping me resolve it one question at a time.
I have been talking to Deana for a short time and she seems very understanding and patient. She always responds to my emails in good time and never seems to have a day off. I am grateful to be able to work with her.