About Deanin Willsun


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An independent contractor.


Clinical Trainee working toward LPCC and RPT credentials.


  • BA, Sociology and African African-American Studies,University of Minnesota Twin Cities
  • MA, Mental Health Clinical Counseling and School Counseling, Adler Graduate School
  • Play Therapy Certificate, Capella University

Deanin Willsun is a clinical trainee working towards her LPCC and RPT credentials. She has worked in the mental health field for over 10 years working with families in court ordered supervised visitation, working in special education settings with children whom experience emotional and behavioral concerns, providing case management to families in supportive housing, school counseling services to elementary students and psychotherapy and children’s therapeutic support services in private practice. Currently, she works as a team leader and mental health case manager providing assertive community treatment to adults with severe mental illness.

Deanin’s experience includes providing services to individual clients that suffer from anxiety, depression, trauma, school concerns, and life transition and/or adjustments. She enjoys working with children ages 6 and up, adolescents, teens and adults. Deanin enjoys working with clients and families to explore struggles and barriers that causes a feeling of being stuck in life. We will work together to create and develop meaning and purpose into one’s life.

Deanin is being supervised for her RPT credential under Emily Benson, LICSW, RPT-S, SEP.


  •   Play Therapy