DeShara C. Doub is a compassionate and servant leader, who thrives on elevating those who desire to live their best lives. She is the founder and chief executive officer of the Vision of Promise, LLC. DeShara is passionate about her profession and has an unwavering commitment to social justice and equality for oppressed and underserved populations. DeShara is a Marriage and Family Therapist Associate, licensed through the Commonwealth of Kentucky. DeShara’s therapeutic approach is collaborative and utilizes a common factor’s framework, recognizing that people are the expert in their lives.
DeShara earned her Bachelor of Science in Communication, with a minor in Pan African Studies, and Master of Science in Social Work, with a specialization in Couple and Family Therapy, all from the University of Louisville. DeShara also earned a Certificate in Black Church Studies from Louisville Seminary. Amongst her educational credits, DeShara has completed Level 1 C.P.E. in accordance with the standards of the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, certified facilitator in Prepare/Enrich, and has a range of experience around the subject of Death and Dying.
DeShara has received awards for her commitment to advocacy and social justice from the University of Louisville, such as the MSSW Outstanding Student recognition, the Graduate Dean Citation, and the Raymond A. Kent Student Award. She has also received the Hometown Hero Award through the Office of Black Church Studies and Advance Learning at Louisville Seminary.
DeShara holds professional memberships in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists and the American Association of Pastoral Counselors.