Darlene is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Addictions Counselor. Darlene works best with ages 18 and up. She specializes in the treatment of trauma, addictions, and mental health nutrition. She is certified in EMDR an evidenced-based treatment that is often used in trauma counseling as well as anxiety, depression, addictions, and other emotional issues. Darlene utilizes Amino Acid therapy and diet to help her clients stabilize biochemically and holistically using nutrient therapy in order to find the “missing link” to improve the quality of recovery by effectively addressing the biochemical aspects of mood, and behavioral disorders reducing distress, cravings, and relapse. Darlene uses cognitive-behavioral techniques, which consider the inner workings of how thoughts affect feelings and behaviors along with mindfulness and somatic-based therapeutic approaches that cultivate self-awareness, acceptance, compassion, and tolerance and reduce suffering.
MA, LPC, LAC
Specialties: EMDR, Trauma, Addictions and Mental Health Nutrition