About My Clients
Have you been struggling with overwhelming fears or feelings of anxiety? Are you searching for an expert who can effectively address your concerns? Dr. Dufrene and the professionals and Rise are here to help. Our treatment strategies are proven and direct. We individualize and implement the most appropriate tools to provide relief from anxiety.
My Background and Approach
Dr. Dufrene completed a bachelor of science in psychology at Louisiana State University, where she spent time working in the student mental health clinic and developed a love for LSU football. She then earned her PsyD in clinical psychology from The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute in 2012. Dr. Dufrene has completed research in the areas of ADHD, obesity, and child abuse. She has trained in a wide range of facilities, including inpatient and residential hospitals, schools, community health centers, and private practices. Dr. Dufrene gained extensive training and experience in OCD-spectrum disorders during her predoctoral internship at Rogers Memorial Hospital in Wisconsin. While at Rogers, she spent significant time working at the residential OCD treatment program. These experiences have contributed to her effective use of cognitive-behavioral therapy in a manner that allows for the incorporation of cultural diversity, humor, and attention to overall wellness.