YVETTE TUCHOLSKI-DEKELES, LMHC
Yvette Tucholski-Dekeles is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over twenty-five years of clinical experience. Yvette works with adolescents and adults, ages twelve and older. She has extensive experience treating adolescents, individuals, and couples. Yvette brings a broad array of knowledge in working with people suffering from issues, such as depression, anxiety, trauma, chronic mental illness, substance abuse, and relationship problems.
Yvette is a Prepare~Enrich Facilitator, which is an evidenced based and objective couple and marriage program. The goal is to build on a couple’s strengths, to improve communication skills, better manage stress, and understand personality differences within the relationship. Yvette has completed basic hypnosis training and incorporates deep relaxation and visualization into her work to improve stress and anxiety management, strengthen self-esteem and confidence and improve sleep. As a level II trained EMDR therapist Yvette utilizes EMDR for the treatment of severe trauma, as well as other traumatic life events, such as childhood abuse, emotional loss, and unprocessed interpersonal conflict. Furthermore, Yvette is an Irlen Syndrome Screener; Irlen Syndrome, also known as Scotopic Sensitivity, is a perceptual problem that keeps many people from reading effectively, efficiently, or not at all and can be often mistaken for ADD, Dyslexia or other learning disorders. Once diagnosed it is easily treated without medications.
Yvette received her Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University in 1996 and her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Florida International University. Through her years of experience and training, Yvette provides her clients with a personalized and caring approach to maximize their full potential of growth and healing.