Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

  • Denise Deschenes M.D., M.S. Denise Deschenes M.D., M.S.

Denise Deschenes, M.D., M.S.

  • Title: Psychiatrist

Denise's theoretical orientation involves relational, psychodynamic, and developmental approaches. Professional interests include diversity issues and the interplay between cultural, biological and environmental factors which impact each individual’s mental health treatment and response to medications. She is interested in multicultural issues and is involved with providing multicultural training at CCS. Denise is also founder and chair of the Stigma Reduction Committee.

Denise serves as liaison to Wilce Student Health Service, NAMI OSU, and USG Wellness Committee.

After graduating from the University of New Hampshire in Biology, Denise received an M.S. in Zoology from OSU and taught anatomy and physiology. She later obtained an M.S. in Preventive Medicine at OSU. Her medical degree was from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and post graduate psychiatry residency training was at Harding Hospital, Worthington, OH. She is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

Denise is a martial artist and also enjoys writing, mindful walking and photography, expressive collage, and making awesome breakfasts for her family.