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Makiese Devose

Ed.M, LMSW, CPRP

Meet Makiese

Makiese is a dedicated and compassionate counselor with over 20 years of experience working with a diverse range of clients. She holds a master's degree in counselor education with a specialization in clinical and school counseling, as well as a master's degree in social work. Currently, she is furthering her expertise by pursuing a PhD.

 

Throughout her career, Makiese has demonstrated her ability to connect with individuals of all ages and backgrounds, from adolescents to adults. Her extensive experience includes helping clients navigate challenges such as anxiety, depression, addiction, psychosis, and significant life transitions.

 

Most recently, Makiese served as a school counselor, where she provided invaluable support to children aged 5 to 14. In this role, she addressed a wide array of issues, including social-emotional learning, executive functioning, bullying, and family and social dynamics. Makiese is experienced in working with parents and educators, helping them understand and support students with emotional and behavioral challenges.

 

Now, Makiese is focusing her efforts on individualized counseling for adolescents, teenagers, and adults. She has expanded her practice to include relationship and family systems therapy, as well as guiding parents in becoming the best caregivers they can be.

 

As a warm and empathic clinician, Makiese believes in a holistic, person-centered approach. She works collaboratively with her clients to discover solutions that resonate with their unique needs and circumstances. Her goal is to empower her clients, helping them to thrive and achieve their fullest potential.

In addition to her professional accomplishments, Makiese is a loving wife and mother to a precocious 8-year-old boy. Her personal experiences enrich her practice, adding depth and understanding to her work with families and individuals alike.

 

Makiese is committed to making a positive impact on the lives of her clients, helping them feel empowered and capable of functioning at their best. Her empathetic and holistic approach ensures that each person she works with receives the care and support they need to find their path to well-being.

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