Debra holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management with emphasis in Human Resources from the University of South Florida and a Master of Arts degree from Liberty University in Professional Counseling. Debra’s practice specialties include developmental trauma and memory healing, anxiety, panic and phobia desensitization, grief, loss and bereavement, anger and stress management, relational and codependency issues, self-esteem, personal growth, spirituality and life purpose issues.
Debra offers psychotherapy and counseling services for individuals of all ages, couples and families; she is also experienced in coaching and motivation, career counseling and psychoeducational group facilitation leading groups on anxiety, codependency and personality differences.
Debra is an interactive, cognitive behavioral therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Master of Arts - Professional Counseing; Liberty University
Bachelor of Arts - Business Management-Human Resources; University of South Florida
Associate of Arts - Business Management; St. Petersburg Junior College
License, Certifications & Awards
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Florida License #MH13279
Professional Activities and Memberships
Member of American Counselors Association (ACA)
Member of Network Institute of Christian Counselors Inc. (NICCI)
Member of American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC)
Member of Suncoast Mental Health Counselors Association (SMHCA)
Member of International Society of Accelerated Resolution Therapy (IS-ART)