Ms. Deckard is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Ms. Deckard uses a variety of therapeutic techniques, and is EMDR trained. She received her bachelor’s degree from Indiana University Bloomington and her master’s in social work from Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis.
Ms. Deckard has clinical experience working with children and adults. She has provided services in hospital and home settings and has extensive experience working with families involved in the child welfare system. Ms. Deckard believes that clients are the experts on their lives and her goal is to create a compassionate, safe space where they can process trauma, overcome challenges and make positive changes.
Ms. Deckard is also an Adjunct Professor with the IU School of Social Work. She currently teaches “Human Behavior and Development in the Social Environment” and “Introduction to Social Work.”
In her spare time, Ms. Deckard enjoys reading, puzzles, hiking, attending live music and theater performances, and spending time with her pets, family and friends.