Therapist Spotlight: Charisse Dawkins, LCSW

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Charisse Dawkins is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker providing therapy to children, adolescents, adults, and families. As a US Air Force veteran, Charisse enjoys working with diverse clients and has interests in anxiety, depression, trauma, family issues, interpersonal conflict, and career/life transitions. Charisse works at our Denver- Hale Parkway office. You can read her full bio here!

To make an appointment with Charisse, please contact our intake department.

See below for more information about Charisse!

What self-care techniques or activities do you do?

Journaling and long walks in nature. 

What made you become a therapist?

I became a therapist to help people who want change in their lives by providing a safe, non-judegmental place where that change can take place.

What are your specialties?

My specialites include working with children and adolescents with ADHD, school challenges, anxiety and mood disorders.

Why do you believe that counseling can help?

I believe counseling can help because it provides a safe space to allow people to be their best selves.

Did you have a career before becoming a therapist?

Before becoming a therapist I was in the United States Air Force. In the USAF, I worked as a surgical technician in operating rooms.

Why is it important to seek counseling?

It is important to seek counseling because emotional and mental health is just as important as physical health. Seeking counseling can be the greatest act of self-love.