Debra Younger MA, LMHC and Shiloh, her therapy dog
Debra believes that wholeness comes through the healing of mind/body/and spirit and welcomes all spiritual practices as a support for the therapeutic process. She believes in the inherent worth and value of each individual. It is Debra's desire to meet clients where they are in the present moment and walk with them through their journey of change. She offers an integrative approach to therapy primarily utilizing Internal Family Systems (IFS) Therapy, along with EMDR and various interventions from CBT and Somatic therapies, all designed to meet the client’s needs. Shiloh, her therapy dog, offers an added component of healing and support for her clients.
Debra’s areas of specialization include: IFS, EMDR, attachment issues, abuse and trauma, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, chronic illness, and spiritual struggles/issues. Debra believes that each individual has an inherent ability to find healing and wholeness. It is Debra's desire to walk with each client on their unique journey.
Debra graduated with her Master’s in Professional Counseling from Liberty University with highest honors. Prior to becoming a therapist, she was an RN for over 30 years and worked in both home health and hospice fields. Debra's work as a nurse included helping with grief and loss due to chronic illness, death and dying with dignity.
Debra is also a Pastoral Counselor, which is a therapist who invites the client to integrate their spiritual beliefs/practices into their healing journey.
Internal Family Systems
Animal Assisted Therapy
Spiritual Based Counseling
Resourcing and Resiliency Building
Play Based Therapy
Our Mission: MOSAIC FAMILY Counseling Center Inc. is the center of excellence in supporting the healing of life's challenges. Our Vision: We strive to provide holistic, nurturing and consistent therapeutic services to make meaningful connections. We support growth and change while being culturally responsive in a safe and comfortable environment that encourages others to become autonomous and successful.
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