Michael DeHart has nearly 40 years of experience working with adolescents and adults. After 30 years working in as a teacher, counselor and administrator, Michael began a new career in mental health obtaining his MSW from Catholic University and working for a core services agency for behavioral health in Washington, DC. His work there included running a trauma group for men and counseling of men and women with a variety of mental health issues, including depression and anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizoaffective disorder and schizophrenia. Michael has also worked with adolescents and their families struggling with school, family issues, substance abuse and sexual identity.
Michael has specific training in trauma treatment and CBT, as well as psychodynamic theory and practice from the Washington School of Psychiatry. Michael works with individual clients from adolescents to aging adults on a range of issues, including anxiety, loss, depression, trauma, life transitions, relationship difficulties, and addictions. He works from a person-centered approach—exploring dreams, relationships, family history, somatic as well as behavioral symptoms, as well as using mindfulness meditation and psychodynamics.
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