Christopher Deussing, LCSW, C-DBT

For 20+ years, Chris has helped many people cope with a wide variety of psychological presentations including mood difficulties, psychosis, trauma, grief/loss, relationship challenges, addiction and personality disorders. He is a "technical integrationist" fluent in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Contemporary Psychoanalysis. Chris is a creative clinician utilizing a humanistic, action-oriented and client-centered approach compassionately infused with lovingkindness. In addition to Pennsylvania and New Jersey, he is licensed to practice in Delaware (LCSW #Q1-0011978) and Colorado (CSW #09927866).

Chris is an expert group facilitator and his practice offers customized case management to increase treatment efficacy with complex cases. He was intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy as part of Belmont Center's DBT Team from 2010-2013. He is a founding partner of and now directs Philadelphia DBT Therapy & Wellness LLC.

Chris is a proud member of Burning Man's Crisis Intervention Team, has completed his certification in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies at the California Institute for Integral Studies, and is a field instructor for Thomas Jefferson University's graduate school of psychology. He is available for independent consultation, training, and supervision services.