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Licensed Professional Counselor Intern, LMFT-Candidate

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Deshawn is a licensed professional Counselor intern with the state of Oregon and a member of the National Board of Certified Counselors. He holds a Master’s degree in Counseling with an emphasis in marriage and family therapy from Palo Alto University, California.  Deshawn specializes in treating adults, adolescents, and families navigating divorce, phase of life transitions, grief, substance use, and harm. Deshawn is passionate about therapeutic relationships between client and therapist. He brings healing through an integrative approach using trauma-informed care, cognitive-behavioral interventions, and understanding how systemic and institutional challenges impact people in their daily lives. His five short years of clinical work is brilliantly accompanied by his passion as a high school running backs coach. When off the field and out of the office, you can find Deshawn with his family exploring Portland’s incredible outdoors and culinary scene!

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