About Deirdra


Deirdra loves all kinds of people and got her undergrad in Social and Behavioral Science and her Master's Degree in Pastoral Counseling and specialty in Community Chaplaincy.

Combining all her loves of people, life, and adventure she creates allegorical and epic stories that invite the reader on a journey with engaging, down-to-earth, yet supernatural characters. There is someone for everyone to identify with and come to love, hate, and recognize in our own modern-day life through the victories and heartache of our very human experiences.

Deirdra's self-help books uplift, teach, and encourage self-discovery and self-care while catering to your creativity.

Her books immerse you in an epic journey and inspire you on  your own journey.

Professional Bio

I am passionate about empowering people and helping them to reach their goals. 
I believe that we are all meant to be the hero of our own stories.

In 2016 I started working with an anti-human trafficking task force. I served men, women, and children who were going through the worst moments of their lives. At this time, I had two roles, I worked as a cyber intelligence legal researcher and was certified through the Department of Justice to help families onto the Address Confidentiality Program. I worked with lawyers and advocates and was qualified as an expert witness for the courts to testify in cases involving trafficking, domestic violence, and stalking.

 I received my 40-hour domestic violence training, suicide PAIR certification, certification for the Crimes Victims Compensation Program, and the Department of Justice Civil Rights Training.

 I began to notice that many of the victims who had a faster/easier time recovering had a strong faith in something higher than themselves. As someone who profiled both perpetrators and victims, I was fascinated by this reoccurring pattern in recovery. I explored this connection which then led me to finishing my Master’s Degree in Pastoral Counseling with a specialty in Community Chaplaincy. I began to help all different kinds of people from various belief systems as they navigated trauma and the difficult path to justice and safety.

 I became active in legislation and interned with a senator. I was unanimously elected to be the first Chair of the Voices Committee and lead a group of survivors to successfully advocate in legislative. Our work lead to new laws being passed that protected victims of crime.

 I became the Associate Director for Voices Set Free and traveled to universities, churches, and law enforcement affiliates as a public speaker and educator to talk about the impacts of family violence, cyber safety, and childhood domestic violence.

 I am a member of the American Association for Christian Counselors and I serve on the board of directors for the National Association of Handwriting and Document Experts.

I am also a bestselling author and award-winning artist. I pioneered a profiling system for creative people and created a successful time management program for creators. I am an active speaker and educator at writers’ conferences and other art venues in helping creative people manage their time and discover what it really means to be a creator and the impact they have on those around them and the world.

I love green and everything that grows.

I love being in wind and water.

I love adventure with a purpose.

I love to read and write.

I love to use Earthing as a therapy.

I paint fire when I'm mad and oceans when I'm lonely.

I work with the most amazing people in the world. 

I love riding horses and grooming them.

I love going to temples and sanctuaries.

I love rain and thunderstorms.

I love walking across wooden bridges.

I love exploring.

I love running for miles along the sandy coast. 

I believe that magical things happen all the time.

I love seashells.

I love decorating with things made from nature.

I love designing eco-friendly homes.

I love wearing long flowing dresses. 

I love sleeping with my kitty in the sunshine coming through the skylight above my bed.

I love hot chocolate on rainy days. 

I love being barefoot.

I love a completed to do list.

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