Deidre Dzugay, MS

Deidre Dzugay is a Master’s level clinician who graduated from the University of Scranton. She has a B.S. in Counseling and Human Services, M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC).

Deidre has experience in working with children, young adults, and adults in many different settings that include outpatient, inpatient, and partial hospitalization programs. She specializes in depression, anxiety, mood/adjustment disorders, and suicide prevention. Deidre primarily utilizes dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and strengths-based therapy while maintaining a person-centered approach.

Deidre works hard to cultivate a safe, nonjudgmental, and empathetic space for individuals to work towards and explore their emotional wellbeing. Deidre strives to allow individuals to practice self-compassion while allowing themselves to feel their emotions, whether they are negative or positive. Her favorite part of working in the mental health field is validating people’s experiences, being a nonjudgmental ear to listen, and getting to end the stigma around going to therapy.

In her free time, Deidre enjoys trying new restaurants and coffee shops, reading, and all things Disney.