CCD Counseling Staff in Denton, Decatur, Lewisville, and Farmers Branch


Allen DeSalme, MDiv, MA, MEd, LPC-S

(972) 353-9404 Ext. 22

Client Age: 9 to 100+

Offices: Farmers Branch and Lewisville

Education:
Master of Counselor Education, University of North Texas (MEd)
Master of Arts, Presbyterian School of Christian Education (MA)
Master of Divinity, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary (MDiv)

License:
Licensed Professional Counselor and Counselor Supervisor (LPC-S)
Nationally Certified Counselor

Clinical Interests

(in no particular order)
Mood disorders – Depression and Anxiety
Anger Management – groups (soon) and individual
Couples and Family Problems – including but not limited to Gottman Couples therapy
Stress, Relaxation, and Chronic Pain
Youth and Parents
Spiritual Issues
Older Adults

Styles and Orientation:

Cognitive-Behavioral and Rational-Emotive Therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Anxiety and Depression
Pastoral Counseling
Gestalt Therapy
Adlerian/Family-of-Origin approach
Mindfulness-Inclusive approach

Recommended Reading

Uncommon Sense for Parents With Teens by Michael Riera
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John Gottman and Nan Silver
After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful by Janis Abrahms Spring
How I Stayed Alive When My Brain Was Trying To Kill Me: One Person’s Guide To Suicide Prevention by Susan Rose Blauner
How To Survive the Loss of A Love by Melba Colgrove, Harold Bloomfield and Peter McWilliams
Dissolving Pain by Les Fehmi
Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life by Richard Rohr