After completing a 2020 internship with TriCity Family Services, Leanne Deister-Goodwin was hired full-time by the agency in 2021. She holds a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Capella University.
Deister-Goodwin finds it a privilege to create a safe environment for clients to process their experiences, thoughts and emotions, focusing on person-centered therapy. She is passionate that a humanistic, strength-based approach to counseling magnifies the natural resilience of her clients as experts of their own lives. Deister-Goodwin brings experience working with individuals and families to establish and re-establish connection and communication, process grief and loss, and find healing from traumatic life events.