Tonia Jacobs Deese
A dedicated clinician, social worker, and advocate, Tonia Deese is passionate about achieving complete wellness—being healthy in your mind, body, spirit, and emotions. Your work with Tonia will start with finding your strengths and building upon these strengths to meet your goals. Tonia is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Master of Social Work degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Full-time, she is Clinical Assistant Professor at UNC-Chapel Hill School of Social Work. Part-time, Tonia works with children, ages 10 and up, and adults of all ages. She specializes in working with those who struggle with anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, body image and self-esteem. Tonia enjoys providing Christian counseling for all who are interested, and believes faith is an important part of the healing process. She is a writer, curriculum developer and trainer, and is available to provide training and consultation to businesses and organizations as needed. In her free time, Tonia loves running and is a Revelation Wellness group fitness instructor.