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About Us

Navigating Your Path to Transformation

Discover the Deep Essentials of Healing and Relational Growth

Welcome to Deep Essentials Counseling Service, where your journey to transformation begins. Led by Dr. Dwight A. Hughes, a seasoned and compassionate Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, our practice is devoted to providing expert guidance as you navigate life's intricate landscapes. Explore our philosophy, approach and the wealth of experience that shapes our transformative counseling services. Step into a space dedicated to your journey of healing and relational growth.

Dr. Dwight A. Hughes

Guiding Your Journey to Wellness

Meet Dr. Dwight A. Hughes, a seasoned and compassionate Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist at the helm of Deep Essentials Counseling Service. With over 59 years of life experience, Dr. Hughes brings a wealth of wisdom and expertise to guide individuals and couples on their paths to wellness.

Background and Expertise

Dr. Hughes is a certified Spiritually-Integrated Psychotherapist (ACPE) who holds a Doctor of Ministry in Pastoral Counseling from Wesley Theological Seminary, a Master of Mental Health Counseling from Belmont University and has completed Core Skills Training from the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy. His educational journey includes a Master of Divinity from Emory University and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration/Accounting from Morehouse College.

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Religious Affiliation

As an Ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church, Dr. Hughes integrates spiritual principles into clients’ treatment plans, when requested, fostering a holistic approach to healing. 

Comfort in Challenges

Drawing from a diverse range of life experiences, Dr. Hughes is adept at coming alongside individuals facing hardships. His comforting presence and deep understanding create a nonjudgmental, safe space for clients to explore, express and embark on their journey to the other side of healing.

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Therapist Statement

Dr. Hughes acknowledges that therapy may initially seem intimidating, yet he believes in the invaluable insights and shifts in thinking and behavior that come from fully engaging in the process. While he doesn't wield a magic wand, you can trust him to utilize his entire being, guided by a Divine force, to support you in unlocking your full relational potential.

Dr. Dwight A. Hughes is not just a therapist; he is a compassionate guide committed to maximizing your relational potential. Explore the transformative counseling services provided under his expert care and begin your journey towards wellness and growth.

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Unlock Your Journey: Healing, Growth and Transformation Await

Philosophy and Approach

Deep Essentials Counseling Service's philosophy is rooted in the belief that every individual and couple possesses the innate capacity for healing, growth and fulfilling relationships. Led by Dr. Dwight A. Hughes, our approach combines empathy, expertise and a commitment to personalized care to guiding you on your transformative journey.

Collaborative Guidance

Therapy at Deep Essentials is a collaborative process. Dr. Hughes works alongside you, offering guidance and support as you navigate challenges, identify strengths and unlock your full potential. We believe in the power of collaboration to foster lasting change.

Strengths-Based Focus

Our strengths-based approach is focusing on identifying and amplifying your inherent strengths. By building on your unique qualities and resources, we empower you to overcome obstacles, enhance resilience and achieve your goals.

Customized Solutions

Recognizing the diversity of human experiences, we tailor our affirmative and inclusive counseling services to meet your specific needs. Whether you seek premarital counseling, support in overcoming anxiety or guidance through grief, our approach is personalized to address your unique journey.

Deep Essentials Counseling Service invites you to embrace the deep essentials of healing, growth and meaningful relationships. Discover a therapeutic experience that respects your individuality and guides you towards transformative change.

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