My Approach to Helping
Dr. Denitrea F. Vaughan is a Licensed Professional Counseling-Supervisor (LPC-S) with almost 20 years of of experience in the mental health field. She is passionate about helping adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Dr. Vaughan is compassionate with a strong desire to walk through life with others to offer support and help in their healing process in their unique life challenges; so they might live more joyous and fulfilled lives. She specializes in anger management, mood instability, grief, trauma, relationship issues, and life adjustments/transitions. Dr. Vaughan completed her Master's and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology with the Texas School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University of Dallas, Texas. Most of Dr. Vaughan's experience has been with juveniles in the juvenile justice system as well as the geriatric population in nursing homes and rehabilitation centers, with other various populations sprinkled throughout her years of working in the field. Her very versatile experience enables her to provide guidance and support to very broad and unique populations and settings. Dr. Vaughan utilizes various treatment techniques including mindfulness, brainspotting, and grounding exercises, as well as various exercises for processing grief, such as the empty chair exercise. Her main theoretical orientation is cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), with experience in motivational interviewing and certification in aggression replacement training (ART). Dr. Vaughan is eager to support and challenge you on your life journey through this process of life. She is excellent at offering new perspectives and techniques that assist in coping with these various life situations. If you are ready to be brave and embark on this journey of change and healing, schedule an appointment with Dr. Vaughan today!