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Dea Applegate,
LICSW Candidate

Areas of Specialty :
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression

Client Focus:
  • Adults

Dea Applegate has a Master's of Social Work from Arizona State University and an Associated Licensed Social Work in the State of Arizona. She is a Candidate for Licensure Therapist with Counseling Associates and is working towards her Independent License of Social Work in New Hampshire.

Dea has 12 years of experience working in behavioral health and has spent the last two years as a clinical therapist working with adults. Dea is certified in trauma informed care and has experience helping adults work through past trauma and manage the symptoms of post traumatic disorder, anxiety, and depression.

Dea approaches therapy with an empathetic, person-centered approach and utilizes aspects of cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy to help clients learn self-acceptance, mindfulness, and coping skills to successfully navigate their lives.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Northern Arizona University
  • Master's of Social Work, Arizona State University

Areas of Focus:
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Career Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Service Members & Families
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

Treatment Approaches:
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief
  • Trauma Focused