Deirdre Dalsing is the Director of Counseling Services at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. As a licensed mental health counselor she values the stories shared with her and works hard to help others feel respected and heard as they navigate life. She earned an undergraduate degree in Behavioral Science and Law from UW-Madison and a graduate degree in clinical psychology from Loras College. She has worked with individuals and families for over 33 years and has been witness to great strength and resilience. She experiences a sense of gratitude everyday whether it’s through work, time spent with family and friends or enjoying a great laugh.