Deena is a Kerens, Texas native who is extremely passionate about helping her clients find the positives in a variety of life situations. With the help of Viktor Frankl’s words, she follows the motto, “When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.”
Deena has been a Licensed Professional Counselor since 2006 and has worked with children with special needs and their families for over 20 years. Deena has expertise with social skills counseling, including Social Pragmatics, and has also been certified as an Autism Specialist since 2014. She has experience working with children, tweens, teens, adolescents, and adults. Having her certification as an Autism Specialist, Deena specializes in counseling individuals living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and also those with Emotional Disorders.
Deena understands that parenting children with disabilities can bring a set of unique topics. Deena has spent years guiding, encouraging, and counseling clients and their families through many seasons of life changes. Experiencing these social and perspective changes along with her clients, Deena feels is one of the best rewards in her profession. Taking the advice of Temple Grandin, “You always have to keep persevering.”