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 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 and Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, 294875
Qualified Supervisor for Registered Mental Health Counseling Interns
Professional Activities and Memberships
Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES)
National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC)
American Counseling Association (ACA)Broward County Medical Reserve Corps