Deena Iris Cantu

Limited Licensed Psychologist, LLP, LPC

Verified by Psychology Today
2 Endorsed
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Deena Iris Cantu

Limited Licensed Psychologist, LLP, LPC

Verified by Psychology Today
2 Endorsed

Location

Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 965-2049
Offers online therapy

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About

I work well with clients seeking help for problems with anxiety and depression. Those referred to me with these issues find that symptomatically they are struggling with panic, sleep disturbances, worry thoughts, self-defeating thoughts/behaviors, eating disorders,addictions and unknowingly, at times, some of their difficulties have been attached to old trauma. Many people with these sorts of struggles find that this spills over into problems with relationships and/or functioning at work and school. Areas of intimacy, both emotional and sexual are important work also. I work with individuals, married couples,families, and groups.
I use EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) Mindfulness, CBT, and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy treatment to help those suffering with PTSD e.g., combat veterans, post aborted women, post-partum depressed, sexual abuse, childhood trauma and others. This helps move memory forward while decreasing activation in the nervous system.
I believe the healing capacity is within our minds and bodies but most importantly between us. "Where two or more are gathered..."

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $150+
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
I provide you with a receipt (Superbill) that you can turn in for reimbursement from your insurance carrier. I am an out of network provider
Email me or call (616) 965-2049 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 21 Years
  • License: Michigan / 6301007463
  • School: Western Michigan University
  • Year Graduated: 1988

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Michigan / LPC 6401012284
  • Certificate Date: 2010

Endorsements

Counselor, MEd, LPC

Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT

Location

Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 965-2049
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Relationship Issues
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Child
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Narcissistic Personality (NPD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
  • post abortion
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Other Racial or Ethnic Background
Faith: Christian
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
Communities
  • Cancer
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Physical and Developmental Trauma
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Sensorimotor psychotherapy (Mind/Body)
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 11 Aug 2022
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Deena Iris Cantu

Limited Licensed Psychologist, LLP, LPC