De’rese Gooden, LPC

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Mr. Gooden is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Ohio. Mr. Gooden is an Alumnus of UNC Charlotte where he received his Masters of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Northern Kentucky University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Counseling & Human Services. 


A visionary at best he plans to one day own his own private practice as a Clinical Psychologist. In addition, he will go outside the four walls and advocate in an area he is very passionate about, that includes working with the LGBTQIA+ 🏳️‍🌈 community.

He will continue to bring awareness to individuals unique life transitions and to increase prevention around HIV/AIDS. 


Mr. Gooden’s specialties will also include Teen Crisis Suicide Intervention, where he will conduct crisis groups for teens ages 13-17 and Adults 18-24. He also will provide services in general counseling/psychotherapy wherein dealing with a wide range of individual crisis and problems. Mr. Gooden’s experience lies mainly within the field of Mental/Behavioral Health & Human services where he aides clients daily to add perspective and purpose in their lives. This gentleman is a self starter, motivated, task driven, goal oriented, optimistic, and determined to reach all goals which he sets for himself and those set before him.


As all professional counselors in Ohio do, Mr. Gooden works under supervision and direction. This ensures that providing you with the highest quality of care possible, and provides you with a person to contact, should you ever need to, regarding the care Mr. Gooden provides. Mr. Gooden’s supervisor is Mrs. Asia L. Williams, LPCC-S.