Denitra Gaines, LPC

Denitra L. Gaines is a fully licensed psychotherapist who has been providing therapeutic care to individuals, couples and families who experience a myriad of mental health concerns, relationship issues, and life challenges. Denitra offers an empathetic ear and substantial therapeutic skill set to help you create and discover the best version of yourself. Denitra uses Trauma-focused CBT, and DBT among other techniques that have been proven to help reduce distress, improve interpersonal relationships, and allow individuals to manage their moods and thoughts more effectively. Using clinically tested and evidenced-based interventions she has provided clinical care for many individuals who need an empathetic, supportive clinician with valuable insight and skills to help them navigate life’s hurdles. Denitra’s professional approach supports individuals return to healthy living.

Denitra is an active member of the American Counseling Association and the Licensed Professional Counseling Association of Georgia. For the past 3 years she has also been a Lead volunteer licensed professional counselor with “Take This” Outreach Program during Atlanta’s MomoCon. Take This®, Inc. seeks to inform the gaming community about mental health issues, to provide education about mental disorders and mental illness prevention, and to reduce the stigma of mental illness. Denitra is a regular guest on local and regional talk shows, podcast and conferences where she shares her clinical expertise into mental health issues facing the African American Community, women, and other marginalized communities. Denitra also works in the entertainment business alongside well-known people where she uses her influence to provide a platform to open the conversation about mental health and further educate the masses to erase the stigma. Denitra obtained her accredited Masters’ degree in Marriage and Family therapy from Liberty University. She is a fully licensed and a nationally certified counselor in Metro Atlanta.

  • Specialties Include:
  • Depression/ Mood disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship Issues
  • Stress management
  • Trauma
  • Self-esteem concerns
  • Sexual abuse
  • LGBTQIA
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