Deanna Beech, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist
Deanna is a Clinical Psychologist that has been providing care to children, adolescents and adults for more than 20 years.
Currently, she is working with the Active Duty and their families stationed at Ft. Gordon, GA. Prior to this she had the privilege to work with the 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii as an Embedded Psychologist. Before that she was the Chief of Child Psychology at the US Army Health Center in Vicenza, Italy, and developed regional initiatives for the Army's Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program. She has also served as an active duty Military Psychologist, worked for international aid organizations in Bosnia and Kosovo, and organized several international conferences on the effects of trauma. She has written and presented on a variety of topics to include Emotional Wellness, Military Psychology, and Ethics in international aid.
Through her diverse experience she has developed practical ways to help parents integrate the evidence based concepts from the fields of Child Psychology and Positive Psychology to foster the development of character strengths and optimistic thinking in children.
But Aren’t I Lucky That … is her first book that brings these ideas to life.