communicating

toward

connection

 

Our mission at Dea Dean Lpc, is to help clients in “communicating toward connection.” We believe the more fully we know and understand ourselves, the more effective we become in communicating our desires, emotions, beliefs and experiences to the important people in our lives. Being known and understood can result in reducing unhealthy relational dynamics, decreasing patterns of dysfunctional thoughts and behaviors, and contribute to the alleviation of symptoms of depression, anxiety, shame, and loneliness. If you have a desire to better know yourself and be known by others, we hope you’ll reach out to meet with us!

MEET OUR COUNSELORS

Dea collaborates with clients who desire to identify and remove obstacles blocking their communication, connectedness and clarity. She provides an environment where you can safely work to be known, be accepted and be challenged to strengthen your own tools to repair and heal your relationships.

 

Dea commonly works with couples and families dealing with: communication breakdowns, unhealthy family dynamics and roles, blending families, parenting, and unhealthy emotional boundaries.

She also delights in coming alongside women and men navigating issues of identity, codependency, anxiety, depression, shame, and grief.

People do not come one size fits all, but one thing that can meet the needs of many is empathy. The ability to sit with another person in their pain, confusion, or fear is powerful. Anna Maria’s goal with clients is always to meet them where they are and walk beside them as they navigate life's hills and valleys.

 

She enjoys collaborating with clients and creating a safe space where vulnerability and brokenness can be freely expressed without guilt or shame. She works with individuals to provide treatment for anxiety, depression, trauma, life transitions, and grief, as well as couples to build trust, overcome communication barriers, heal from infidelity, and increase their connectedness and intimacy.

Susanne’s goal is to provide a safe environment where thoughts, feelings, and behaviors can be explored and understood. She hopes to empower her clients with the tools, resources, and knowledge it takes to heal. She considers it a privilege to come alongside clients as they find meaning and hope in the midst of their circumstances.

Susanne often works with individuals who are coping with anxiety, depression, and grief as well as those adjusting to life's challenges and stressors. She also enjoys working with couples who seek to overcome obstacles that may hinder their growth so that they may have a renewed sense of connectedness.

Feeling stuck in a rut, but scared to leave the comfort zone? Anxious about the future and still nursing wounds of the past? Life is full of difficult experiences that drain resources, limit motivation, and prevent forward motion. Overwhelming feelings like shame, anger, grief, and/or depression do not have to last.

 

Brenna often works with clients wrestling with issues concerning trust, anxiety, loneliness, and parenting struggles. Working with those navigating career change is also a delight. She aims to come alongside clients and facilitate lasting growth and change.

 

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be known

be accepted

be challenged

​Therapists and Counselors at Dea Dea Lpc, collaborate with individuals, couples and families to decrease and alleviate symptoms of depression, anxiety, ocd, shame and trauma and identify and challenge maladaptive thought and behavior patterns that can negatively effect relationships such as, codependency, enmeshment, unhealthy emotional boundaries, and ineffective communication skills.

  • Are you preoccupied with worst case scenarios?

  • Do you often feel worried, scared, or anxious?

  • Do you feel a sense of emptiness, dread, or lack of purpose or joy?

  • Do you replay past events, rehearsing your regrets in your mind?

  • Do you obsess over "what ifs?"

  • Are there beliefs or actions you can change to have more satisfying relationships?

  • Are there beliefs or actions others in your life can change to be better connected to you?

  • Are you afraid you’ll create more conflict by “saying the wrong thing?”

  • Are you scared of sharing your feelings with others?

  • Do you believe being honest is the same as “being selfish?”

  • Are you scared that asking for what you want will result in relational rejection?

  • Identify and remove barriers for connection and intimacy.

  • Strengthen your skill to communicate feelings, desires and beliefs effectively

  • Coach the important people in your life in how they can more effectively connect to you without reactive anger, defensiveness, or withdrawal.

  • Understand, and deescalate symptoms of depression, anxiety, ocd and ptsd

  • Validate and heal from past emotional wounds and trauma, ptsd, family dysfunction, sexual, physical and emotional abuse

  • Build confidence to advocate for what you feel, desire and believe, while effectively communicating care for how you are effecting others.

  • Balance your care for self with your care for others.

  • Identify and correct unhelpful thought and behavior patterns.

  • Identify and challenge thoughts and behaviors that are keeping you stuck in fear, sadness, and relational isolation.

  • Be more successful in being known by others by knowing yourself.

do you answer yes to any of these questions?

if so, we want to help you

 

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769-300-1443

206 West Jackson Street • Suite 200 • Ridgeland, MS • 39157

From I55: Once you are on West Jackson street, you will pass First Ridgeland Baptist Church on your left. You will see a row of two story brick buildings lining the street. You will pass North Maple Street on your left and take a left at the next street North Central Avenue. When you turn you will take an immediate left into a parking lot. Our building 206 (the light grey building)is located toward the center of the lot. There are two doors on the back of building 206. We are the right door, suite 200 marked “Counseling Collective.” 

You will walk up the stairs and take a left into a waiting room. There isn’t a receptionist. Have a seat and your therapist will come and get you and bring you back into our office. 

From Hwy 51: Once you are on West Jackson Street you will go straight until you pass over the railroad tracks. You will pass North Wheatley Street and M7 Coffeehouse on your right. You will take a right at the next street North Central Avenue. When you turn you will take an immediate left into a parking lot. Our building 206 (the light grey building) is located toward the center of the lot. There are two doors on the back of building 206. We are the right door, suite 200 marked “Counseling Collective.” 

You will walk up the stairs and take a left into a waiting room. There isn’t a receptionist. Have a seat and your therapist will come and get you and bring you back into our office.

206 West Jackson Street

Suite 200

Ridgeland, MS 39157

Tel: 769-300-1443    Email: Dea@DeaDeanLPC.com

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