From coach to counselor...

  • After coaching for a few years, I've came to recognize that many of my clients needed more than what I could offer. Sometimes people NEED to go back to fix places where trauma has kept them stuck in the past- and in order to do that, I needed more training. 

  • I am happy to say that I have now completed my Master's in Professional Counseling and have obtained my license as a Professional Counselor in the state of NC. 

  • I have officially "closed" my business as a coach and am now working full time with Cornerstone Counseling in order to better serve people who have been struggling with painful past histories. 


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Denesia Christine Huttula, MA, LPCA, CCTP ,CPC, CPRC

BS Psychology, MA Professional Counseling, Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, Certified Professional Coach  Certified Professional Recovery Coach 

Deni believes in integrating different empirically sound counseling treatment theories in order to direct each client to what they need the most. She naturally draws from Person-Centered, Cognitive-Behavioral, Affective Neuroscience, Somatic/Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Internal Family Systems and Mindfulness-based therapies.

Her special interests include complex trauma, developmental trauma, attachment issues and dissociative disorders. Deni has been clinically trained and is equipped to address issues such as sexual abuse, childhood trauma, anxiety, depression, personality disorders, mood disorders, and parenting issues.  She is currently accepting clients ages 6 to 99. She enjoys including art and experiential therapy techniques whenever appropriate. Her Christian faith is an important element of how she views the world and life and welcomes the opportunity to include that element in her counseling upon request only. 

To become a client, please call Cornerstone Counseling at 828-322-4941

Acceptable forms of payment include:
cash/credit- some scholarshipped discounts available on a sliding scale.


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10 things about me:


*I'm head over heels in love with Jesus * I'm a former pro-photographer

* I'm a nature lover and avid hiker * writer * I'm a singer & worshipper * I'm Mom to 2 and Grandma to twin girls!

* I've been married over 25 yrs

* I'm a sexual abuse survivor *I'm an emotional abuse survivor *I'm an overcomer of self harm and eating disorders


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