About Me

Donna Desmarais, LMHC, NCC, CCMHC is a psychotherapist specializing in pre-teen and adolescent therapy, as well as family counseling. She maintains a private practice in Davie, Florida.

Ms. Desmarais has presented on the psychological implications of child abuse at the South Florida premier of the film, The Playground.  She has also done presentations on adolescent psychological issues and treatment modalities at the Children's Services Council, Planned Parenthood, and Children's Diagnostic and Treatment Center.

Ms. Desmarais was interviewed and featured in a national news story
 on the trends and psychological issues related to teenage pregnancy. She was also interviewed for the February, 2012 issue of the Boca Raton Observer on the relational differences between girls and boys throughout early childhood and adolescence. 

License & Certifications

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, MH10751
National Certified Counselor, 294875
Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, 294875 

Professional Activities and Memberships

National Board of Certified Counselors
GiveAnHour.org Therapist

American Counseling Association
Broward County Medical Reserve Corps