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Debra Early

Debra Early


FEAP Consultant

Masters of Counseling, (1991), Western Maryland College, Bachelor of Science, James Madison University (1985). Post-Graduate work from George Washington University, Gallaudet University and Catholic University and certification training in Reality Therapy. Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia since 2003.

Deb Early, MA, LPC, CEAP- One of the primary focuses of Deb’s work over the past twenty eight years has been to help partners forge a path to relational maturity and to help build a unique “tool box” for cultivating healthy, satisfying and compassionate relationships. Using an eclectic therapeutic approach, Deb educates and guides couples/partners through bio/psycho/social assessment, Enneagram exploration of individual core needs, building and bridging effective communication and exploring intimacy within their relationships. Prior to coming the UVA FEAP, Deb worked for the Department of Defense as a therapist specializing in family/couples issues related to deployment and she ran a private therapy practice in Old Town, Alexandria. Deb also has a variety of experience involving issues related to grief and recovery, separation and divorce, post-traumatic stress, parenting, depression, codependence, depression and anxiety.