Deirdra Gordon, LPC, AADC is a licensed mental health therapist and advanced addictions professional currently practicing in the state of Arkansas. She has experience in helping clients with a wide array of personal difficulties and mental health issues. She has worked in several mental health care settings to include addiction treatment centers, community mental health care and inpatient psychiatric care. A major focus of her work has been on utilizing a holistic approach for mental health care with an emphasis on self-care.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Adoption and Foster Care, Antisocial Personality, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Money and Financial Issues, Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Trichotillomania, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
AR LPC P2208011
She is amazing! She listens and doesn’t judge. She helps me to understand and validate my feelings. She truly cares and you can see and feel that. I would recommend Deirdra!
Written on Nov 28, 2023 after therapy with Deirdra for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Gordon is professional, active listener, pays attention to every detail in our conversation and is extremely insightful. She has allowed me to view my dilemas in a new way and has provided me the tools to handle them with confidence and strength. She has help me confront my problems with new approach and is extremely patient with me which I am extremely grateful. Her sessions are so valuable and I look forward to them every time. She is honest with me and helps me recognize my feelings which I tend to ignore. I value her feedback and how she approaches each session with me .
Written on Oct 24, 2023 after therapy with Deirdra for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Deirdra is an incredibly intelligent and respectful therapist. I am always met with kind, honest and helpful feedback anytime I need guidance.
Written on Oct 06, 2023 after therapy with Deirdra for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd