Deanna Dorta is a licensed professional counselor and life coach. She is recognized and respected for her broad life experience and for her compassionate and calm, centered approach to her therapy and coaching work. Deanna holds a B.A. from the University of North Texas and attended Amberton University, where she earned her M.A. and later her L.P.C. to practice privately in the state of Texas.
Deanna has experience working with clients from executive management positions to adults transitioning from community assistance programs. She specializes in working with clients that are overcoming depression, anxiety, low self-esteem and anger issues. In her work with couples, Deanna confidently addresses issues surrounding communication, intimacy, and other common relationship roadblocks.
Deanna utilizes several goal-oriented approaches with an emphasis in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in her counseling and coaching work. She also offers faith-based counseling upon request.
Deanna has been sought out for her counsel and opinion with local and national media outlets and is a referral therapist for the Anderson Cooper Show.
Deanna has been happily married for over twenty years, and she and her husband have two sons. She frequently travels to Brazil, speaks conversational Portuguese, and enjoys bike riding, cooking and reading.
Deanna Joan Dorta is the founder and practice manager of True Living Counseling. Deanna has a passion for working with individuals, couples and families to resolve relational and personal issues.