Debbie Reinhardt is a licensed psychotherapist and Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 25 years of exeprience in the field, working with adults, young adults and seniors. Among her many areas of treatment specialty:
- couples counseling
- family issues
- chronic pain and health issues
- coping with change
- retirement and life transitions
- motivation and goal-setting
- confidence and self-esteem
Debbie strives to provide a safe space for conversations of all types, offering compassionate support and encourgaement to clients as they work toward their life goals. Each person, couple or family has unique experiences and stories that need to be told. Approaching these situations from the client's perspective, Debbie guides clients in identifying various "sticking points" along their life journey. In helping clients explore, accept, reframe and more fully undestand their past and present life experiences, Debbie guides her clients toward increased personal strength and flexibilty, supporitng them as they meet life's challenges in the Here and Now.<
The decision to seek counseling is not an easy one, and Debbie has great respect for those who have the courage to address their issues head-on through the therapy process. Debbie is warm and caring in her treatment approach, using a holistic perspective to address the many interconnected areas of her clients' lives. Modifying and carefully tailoring her approach to each client's needs, Debbie uses a variety of therapy strategies including cognitive behavioal therapy (CBT), person-centered and rational emotive. When appropriate, she also incorporates meditation and relaxation techniques.
Throughout the course of her mental health career, Debbie has worked in many different areas: counseling, psychiatric, medical, hospice and palliative care, faith-based and gerontology. She earned her BA in psychology and communications at Austin College in Sherman, TX. Debbie completed her graduate degree at the University of Texas at Arlington, and earned a graduate certification in mediation--civil and family law from SMU.
Debbie views her client relationships as a true privilege, honoring these authentic personal connections by remaining open, compassionate and non-judgmental.