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Deanna Thai, MSW, ASW

Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker ASW 89275 Supervised by Dr. Thomas Lucking, PhD, LMFT 97696 669.235.4770‬ Contact Form Appointments dthai@therapyinmotion.care

Deanna is a registered Associate Clinical Social Worker who is supervised by Dr Thomas Lucking, PhD. Deanna graduated with a Masters in Social Work from the University of Southern California’s Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. Since graduating, Deanna has worked for community based organizations and private practice agencies supporting adults, couples, children, and families to cope with trauma, anxiety, and depression. She also has experience working with families who are navigating the foster care system and other child welfare systems, providing therapeutic services to young children and their families.

Deanna is a trauma-informed, culturally competent, attachment-based therapist. This means that she prioritizes trying to understand fully and take into consideration what you have been through and how you perceive the world in her work with you. This also means, Deanna’s therapeutic work is guided by insights discovered through exploring important relationships in your life and how they have affected you.

Deanna has a specialty working with Neurodiverse couples. She works under the supervision of Dr. Thomas Lucking, PhD who is a published author, speaker, and expert in the field of Neurodiversity. Deanna supports NT partners who are struggling with OTRS (Ongoing Traumatic Relationship Syndrome). She uses the Island of Shared meaning model that Dr. Lucking created to support ND relationships and partners to bridge the Neurodiverse gap that these relationships struggle with.

Prior to getting her master’s degree in the field of social work, Deanna spent a few years working as a behavioral interventionist, specializing in ABA work with individuals on the Autism spectrum. Deanna has a deep understanding of Neurodiverse individuals, how to support them in building an independent lives, and how to support the support system of Neurodiverse individuals.

Deanna is also a first generation Asian American to immigrant parents. Deanna understands the experience of intergenerational trauma and how difficult it can be to break the cycle and rebuild positive relationships with immigrant parents.

Deanna believes in creating a safe and trusting environment that will allow clients to feel empowered and validated, so they can overcome trauma, discover strengths, and rebuild broken relationships.

Specialties:

  • ADHD

  • Anxiety 

  • Autism Neurodiversity
  • Children and Families 

  • Depression

  • Eating Disorders

  • Parenting (Triple P Parenting Certified)
  • Transitional Aged youths

  • Trauma/PTSD

Clients: Adults, Children, Adolescents. First Generation Asian Americans, Women, Couples, Neurodiverse Couples and Individuals

Modalities: Strengths based, Trauma focused CBT, Expressive Arts Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Play Therapy, Grounding and Mindfulness Techniques, client-centered, Island of Shared Meaning (ISM) communication, ABA Therapy, Triple P Parenting, Therapeutic Supervised Visitations

Locations:

  • Los Gatos, Milpitas
  • Telehealth (video / audio)

Deanna is a member of Therapy InMotion