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Dr. Dean Aslinia is a Licensed Mental Health Expert and University Professor. He holds a license as a Professional Counselor-Supervisor and a National Certified Counselor in the State of Texas. Dr. Dean’s educational background includes a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Psychology from the University of Houston, and a second master’s and doctoral degree from Texas A&M University-Commerce. Over the past decade, Dr. Dean has been engaged in professional trainings, clinical mental health practice, graduate higher education teaching, research, writing, and advocacy for greater mental health access for all Americans. In 2011 he co-found and created New Horizons Center for Healing in north Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan area. The clinic over a five-year span grew and became the most comprehensive mental health clinic in the State of Texas. Housing more than 30 licensed mental health professionals, ranging from adult, child, and addiction psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, licensed professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, and chemical dependency counselors, AASECT (American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors, and Therapists) certified sex therapists, play therapists, and eating disorder specialists. His peers in the profession consider Dr. Dean a leader, as he is the Past-President of the Texas Association of Marriage and Family Counselors, a member of the Texas Counseling Association’s Governance Council, and currently serves on the Texas Counseling Association’s Executive Board. He was also appointed by the Collin County (North DFW) Commissioner’s Court to serve on the Collin County Local Behavioral Health Authority (MHMR) Life Path System’s Board of Trustees. He has also on several occasions, testified in front of the Texas House and Senate Health and Human Services Committees as well as the Texas Health and Human Services Commission for advocacy of mental health related bills. Dr. Dean’s passion, strong leadership, and desire to create a greater social interest with his work has led him to creating Ulead Ulearn Professional Training Company, to provide companies, universities, schools, and organizations with a better understanding of the impact of behavioral and emotional health in their environment. Furthermore, helping companies achieve their goals by fully understanding their work-force, and addressing their concerns. Dr. Dean is an engaging, fun, inspirational, and high energy speaker with expertise in business and leadership development, relational health and communication, team building and trust, mental health legal and ethical compliance, emotional intelligence, workplace environment, and anger and conflict resolution. Dr. Dean has researched and taught on topics that hold individuals, employees, and executives from producing at their ultimate capacity. He in a concise, clear, and highly motivational delivery method communicates and delivers his message to his audience and calls for them to begin to take action on their lives.

What the U.S. does better than Europe to prevent home-grown terrorism, and what I should tell my children about the dangerous world we all live in.

What the U.S. does better than Europe to prevent home-grown terrorism, and what I should tell my children about the dangerous world we all live in. Dr. Dean Aslinia Watching the news these days, it is filled with grim realities of the uncertain and dangerous world we live in. As a psychotherapist and professor of [...]

By | 2017-06-23T19:34:35+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Current Events / Politics|0 Comments

Required Protected Health Information (PHI) Training for Schools and Universities

Is a University Counseling Center required to have HIPAA, HITECH, FERPA, HB300 Protected Health Information Privacy (PHI) Training? By: Dean Aslinia, Ph.D. School or University Counseling Centers often find themselves in a legal predicament, as they are often unsure of what Federal or State laws they need to follow to ensure legal and ethical compliance [...]

By | 2017-06-22T22:01:52+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Ethics / Legal|0 Comments

Rethinking “Sexual Addiction” Presented at Medical City McKinney – Behavioral Health Services

March 2, 2017 Rethinking "Sexual Addiction" How to Diagnose and Receive Reimbursement from Managed Care. The Process of Recovery from Infidelity Over the past decade much controversy has been created over the notion of "sexual addiction".  Some believe this label is a true mental health disorder, and in fact qualifies as a "brain disease" that [...]

By | 2017-06-22T22:01:10+00:00 March 12th, 2017|Past Events, Sexual Topics|0 Comments