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About Me

Deborah M. Gonzales is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Hypnotherapist specializing in treatment of anxiety, sleep issues, stress, relocation adjustment and relationship issues. She maintains a private practice office  in Anchorage, Alaska,  and serves residents anywhere  Alaska via Tele-Health.

In addition to being a seasoned therapist, with over 25 years of experience, Deborah M. Gonzales, LCSW  has presented a wide range of training programs on topics such as: communication in the workplace, work and life balance, stress management, conflict resolution, critical incident stress debriefing, time management and parenting. She is expanding her Practice Consulting Services to other Therapists interested in starting or growing their  practices. 

Deborah M. Gonzales, LCSW  is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
 

Education

Masters of Social Work,  University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 1988
Specialization: Marriage and Family

Bachelor of Science, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, 1985
Major: Psychology         Minor: Business Management


Licenses & Certifications

Licensed Clinical Social Worker: Alaska and North Carolina  
A.C.S.W. (Academy of Certified Social Workers)
ChT (Certified Hypnotherapist)  Advanced Hypnotherapist and Pain Management Hypnotherapist
CFSW (Certified Financial Social Worker)