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Dr. Mike Deninger

Agency Name: Dr. Mike Deninger
Name: Phoenix Counseling & Hypnotherapy, LLC
Business Address: 5260 Bessley Place
City: Alexandria
State: VA
ZIP Code: 22304
Website Address:
Business Phone Number: 703 567-5258
Therapy Languages: English and American Sign Language
Degree Name/Type: MA, PhD
Name of School: Gallaudet University
Year Graduated In: 1997
Major: Mental Health Counseling
Licensed In State: VA
Years of Clinic Experience: 15
Years of Experience with Victims: 15

Mike is a seasoned veteran of life. He enjoys sharing his skills and knowledge as a licensed professional counselor and through his writings, workshops and presentations. Keenly aware of the process of renewal that is possible when one frees the mind, relaxes the will and cultivates the inner spirit, Dr. Mike understands from the inside out what it’s like to recover from life’s tragedies. A memoir of his life “Snakes in My Dreams: A Mental Health Therapist’s Odyssey from Hardship to Healer” poignantly conveys his life story. It is available at or from most major booksellers. Prior to earning his Mental Health Counseling degree from Gallaudet University, Dr. Mike had a 25 year career as an educator. He also holds a doctorate in Special Education Administration from Gallaudet. Dr. Mike is a Nationally Certified Counselor and he is also certified as a trainer of Eye Movement Integration, Ericksonian Hypnotherapy and Neuro Linguistic Programming. As an author and national trainer of mental health practitioners who specializes in the treatment of trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, he is prepared to assist victims of all types of trauma. During his career Dr. Mike has been a teacher, principal, graduate professor, university dean and researcher who now devotes his time and energy to his private practice in Alexandria, VA, to writing and to training other therapists in techniques designed to heal the harmful effects of trauma. He can be contacted at [email protected] or by calling (703) 567-5258.

I offer therapy groups for male survivors only: No
I offer a free initial consultation appointment.: Yes
I offer a sliding scale fee for survivors in need: Yes
I accept most major insurance carriers.: No
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