Deanne hails from Queens, New York. Deanne is a holistic psychotherapist who brings a humanistic and culturally expansive lens to her work. Central to these lenses are cultural humility, recognition of every human being's inherent strengths, compassion, and the exploration of all aspects of one's physical, mental, spiritual, and social health. The foundation of the work is the collaborative building of the therapeutic relationship.
Deanne honed her psychotherapy approach at Good Shepherd Services, Northport Veterans Administration, and Catholic Charities. In doing so, Deanne has worked with various populations, including adolescents, teenagers, adults, families, LGBTQIA+, and returning veterans, using multiple modalities – individual, groups, and family therapy. Presenting issues in her work have included but are not limited to anxiety, trauma, workplace and social stress, oppression, intergenerational racial trauma, and PTSD.
Deanne is passionate about social justice and an advocate for inclusiveness that provides equal access to opportunities and resources for people who might otherwise be excluded or marginalized.
Deanne's self-care includes traveling, reading, daily exercise, and writing. She is also a cheerleading coach and mentor for high school students.