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Deanna Kozlowski, MSW, LISW/Owner

  • 2017 Certified Cognitive Therapist

  • 2016 Independent Private Practitioner

  • 2015 Member of Academy of Cognitive Therapy

  • 2015 Licensed as an Independent Social Worker in state of Iowa

  • 2013 Hospital Social Worker

  • 2011 Licensed Clinical Social Worker in state of Illinois

  • 2006 Licensed School Social Worker

  • 2006 Graduated The University of Chicago with Masters in Social Work with specialization in Clinical Social Work and School Social Work

  • 2002 Graduated Eastern Illinois University with Bachelors in Psychology, minor in Community Health


I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) and Certified Cognitive Therapist with The Academy of Cognitive Therapy.  My history of working in the behavioral health field includes working with individuals, families and groups in mental health agencies, schools, hospitals and private practice settings.  I have had formal training in several different types of evidence-based therapies, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).

I provide services for individuals and families with a variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, behavioral issues, anger management, obsessive-compulsive disorder and issues with body image. My approach to therapy is integrative and tailored to the needs of the individual.  My goal as a therapist is to build strong, supportive therapeutic relationships, while creating an environment where clients can feel comfortable and understood.  I believe in my client's abilities to gain skills and insight to aid in positive change and growth, leading to enhanced quality of life. 

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