I am licensed in California and Oklahoma with 23 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.
I have worked with many populations, from developmentally disabled to SED teens to adults. I enjoy meeting people and seek to make others' lives better. I would love to work with you and help you become the best version of yourself.
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Codependency, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Self-Harm, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Trauma-Focused Therapy
CA LCSW LCSW87095
OK LCSW 8160
There is a level of fear in my line of work that fear is being told to see a therapist I have not been scared talking to Denise she is one of a kind therapist 10 out of 10 would recommend
Written on Nov 20, 2023 after therapy with Denise for 10 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, anger management, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Denise is professional, kind, and I feel she care about my issues.
Written on Nov 13, 2023 after therapy with Denise for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, and career difficulties
I have no complaints. She is great, doesn’t waste time. Knowledgeable and professional
Written on May 30, 2023 after therapy with Denise for 3 weeks on issues concerning trauma and abuse
Denise is a great source of advice and is a wonderful, warm person. I always look forward to our sessions. I would recommend her to others.
Written on Apr 08, 2023 after therapy with Denise for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, anger management, and coping with life changes
Denise is great putting thoughts in a better perspective for me. I have a different way of viewing things I’m experiencing. Thank you
Written on Mar 30, 2023 after therapy with Denise for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and career difficulties
She is helping me cope and gives good advice
Written on Mar 28, 2023 after therapy with Denise for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and trauma and abuse