Biography

M.A., Clinical Psychology, Middle Tennessee State University
M.S., Health and Human Performance, Austin Peay State University
B.S., Psychology, Austin Peay State University
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

John Dermasilis is a person-centered clinician who strives to create a safe space in which to promote healing and change. He draws upon various theoretical approaches, and often implements components of cognitive-behavioral therapy, ACT, and mindfulness to individualize treatment. Dermasilis considers himself a generalist who has experience working with anxiety, depression, and adjustment to life transitions. He also has a special interest in issues unique to the LGBTQ population.

Dermasilis has worked in college counseling centers, providing direct care to students, since 2010. Prior to that, he gained experience in community mental health and private practice settings.