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If you choose not to deal with your mess, your mess will deal with you. Join me in transforming your mess into a compelling message!   

- Dr. Tamara Denton

My Story

Dr. Denton is a skilled Counselor and Educator with an empowering
approach that curates a safe and secure environment where clients can
explore their challenges and work towards achieving their goals. Driven by a
dedication to improving lives, she stands as a beacon of support and
empowerment for those on the path to positive change.
As a distinguished professional, Dr. Denton holds multiple certifications,
including Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Certified Alcohol and Drug
Counselor, Master Addiction Counselor, Certified Anger Management
Specialist, and Qualified Substance Abuse Professional. Her academic
journey led her to earn a Master's Degree in Family Sciences from Eastern
Illinois University, followed by a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology with an
emphasis in Counselor Education and Supervision from the American School
of Professional Psychology.

Having served as Adjunct Faculty at esteemed institutions such as Aurora
University, Yorkville University, College of DuPage, and ongoing affiliation
with Grand Canyon University, Dr. Denton brings a wealth of knowledge and
expertise to her roles as an educator and clinician. Her compassion for
students and clients is evident in her approach, fostering a supportive learning
and counseling environment.

Dr. Denton is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Purposeful Life
Counseling & DUI Services. Committed to delivering quality and
comprehensive services, she believes in providing every client with the
attention and care they deserve. Her professional journey has equipped her
with extensive experience in working with family systems impacted by
addiction and mental illness.


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