Dr. LaShauna M. Dean holds a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision, M.A. in Counseling, and B.A. in Psychology. Additionally, Dr. Dean is a Licensed Professional Counselor in New Jersey, Nationally Certified Counselor, Approved Clinical Supervisor, and Master Addiction Counselor.
Dr. Dean currently serves as an Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Professional Counseling program at William Paterson University, over the Clinical Mental Health graduate track. Dr. Dean has worked in the field of mental health counseling for over eight years in a variety of roles including specializing in substance abuse and trauma. She has worked with clients diagnosed with various disorders as a counselor, substance abuse clinician, crisis intervention counselor, and intake/assessment clinician.