Hi, I'm DeAnn.

Hi there! I am so glad you are here.

I once had a professor who said, “Clients should feel like sitting in a rocking chair on a front porch, sipping tea while talking to an old friend." By that she meant that clients should feel comfortable speaking to their therapist about uncomfortable topics. That is the experience I strive to provide for my clients. No matter the age, we all have most likely experienced some sort of trauma. Sometimes we dismiss our experiences after comparing ourselves to others, but we are doing ourselves a disservice. Everyone’s story deserves to be heard.

I work with preteens, teens, and adults in every stage of life, with varying issues, such as trauma, depression, anxiety, anger, relationship issues and substance use. I also work with couples. I am a LGBTQIA ally.

Let’s work together to overcome any challenges life has given you. Call me to set up an appointment at 217-203-2008. I offer daytime, evening, and Saturday appointments.


DeAnn practices at the Champaign location.

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Do you wonder if you will ever overcome life’s challenges?


I graduated with my master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling in 2016 and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. Helping others is what I do best. Throughout my career, I have always served in a role where I can help others. After facing some unique life experiences of my own, I decided to go back to school with the goal of serving in a career where I could provide the same support to others that I received when I needed it most. 

I love working with others to overcome their life challenges and reach their full potential. I appreciate that clients have trusted me to share their experiences. Each client’s story has demonstrated how resilient we can be. I love using the skills I have learned to help others who may be stuck in patterns that are not helpful. 

I am a dog mom, I enjoy the outdoors, spending times with friends and family and I like to learn new things.

Have you experienced any of the following?

  • Grief, Loss of Self-Identity, Loss of Relationships or Loss of Employment
  • Bullying, Rejection or Harassment
  • Anger, Fear, Anxiety or Depression
  • Trauma or Witnessing a Traumatic Event
  • Disconnection with others
  • Unhealthy boundaries
  • Sexual Abuse or Abusive relationships 

This is what you can expect in therapy: 

  • You will be heard non-judgmentally and with empathy.
  • You will be in a comfortable, safe environment.
  • We will identify patterns that may be keeping you from overcoming life’s challenges.
  • We will work together to develop goals for treatment.
  • I will help you achieve your goals with the skills I have as a therapist.
  • We will celebrate your victories. 

DeAnn Winn, LPC

Individual and Couples Counseling

Pre-teens, Teens, and Adults 



Relationship Issues

Substance Use 

“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.”

– Maya Angelou 

Blog Posts by DeAnn Winn, LPC

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(6/15/22) At the beginning of the pandemic life as we knew it abruptly changed, with little time to mentally prepare for those changes. Anytime there…

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(March 3, 2022) A little about me:  A therapist once told me, “You can have another career.” I was not so sure of that considering…

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Today is the day to start really enjoying life. Call me to set up an appointment at (217) 203-2008. I offer daytime, evening, and Saturday appointments.

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