Dee Gardner-Wilson, LCSW, LCDC, CSAT is a professional speaker, educator, workshop facilitator, sex addiction therapist and trained EMDR therapist with years of experience in the field.
She currently counsels from three Houston area locations: Katy, Galleria and West side of Houston. She currently helps patients at Memorial Hermann Prevention & Recovery Center (PaRC) Pain Recovery Program develop skills for managing chronic pain without narcotics. She formerly worked at The Right Step, and Fort Bend Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse. Ms. Gardner also specializes in helping reduce symptoms of panic attacks, past traumas, phobia, depression, grief, severe anxiety and other debilitating mental challenges.
Dee Gardner-Wilson has presented at conferences, workshops, and professional and public community events, speaking on topics such as Trauma Bonded relationships, Sex and Love Addiction, Trauma and Addiction, Trauma in Relationships, Partners of Sex Addicts and non-narcotic recovery from chronic pain.
She has a unique, interactive, task oriented, solution-focused treatment approach that includes EMDR, mindfulness, DBT, CBT, visualization and more. Her comprehensive approach provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized treatment model tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their own strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing. "I believe prolonged stress can result in trauma symptoms and treatment should address the 'whole' person, not just one symptom.”