Get those Negative Voices Out of Your Head!

Dr. Deitra Hickey discusses the importance of identifying negative self-talk and the self-sabotaging voices in our head. Reasons why this happens and strategies to take control of our thoughts are also provided.
For more information visit the Serenity Health & Wellness Center website and Deitra’s website.


About Dr. Deitra Hickey, PhD

Dr. Deitra HickeyDr. Deitra Hickey PhD., was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. She has utilized her life experiences to develop a passion to help others find their balance and honor themselves through physical, mental, and emotional wellness.

Deitra developed a strong will and resilience at a young age by taking care of two paralyzed parents after witnessing both of them being shot. She then cared for her mother who suffered from Multiple Sclerosis until she passed away at only 48. Deitra is a transparent individual that will admit she had struggled as a teenager with consistent doubt, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. She made the decision early on not to accept these facets of her outlook and learned how to take control of her life. Deitra has dedicated her life to assisting others to find positive perspective and happiness. She encourages the importance of capitalizing on life’s challenges to strengthen and empower versus using adversity as a crutch.

In addition, Dr. Hickey proudly teaches the community about the positive effects of holistic treatments that not only pamper the deserving individual but also aid in overall health, wellness and stress reduction.

Dr. Hickey worked for Toledo Public for 17 years as a teacher, school counselor, and a school principal. She taught PhD students at the University of Toledo prior to opening her business, Serenity Health & Wellness Center. Dr. Hickey is a proud Toledian and enjoys bringing her experience, education, and dedication to make a lasting impression and difference in others’ lives.

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Learn more about Dr. Deitra Hickey at her website Serenity Health & Wellness and also on Facebook, Linked-In and Twitter.

  1. Thank you Dr Deitra, good perspective and wisdom on helping us get the negative voices out of our heads. I understand some may have worse than others due to personal experiences. yes like bullies in our heads, creating fear and doubt, but we as adults can take steps to stop or limit through being conscientious and taking the steps you laid out. Thanks again.

  2. Deitra, great show on how to get those negative voices out of your head! Love the STOP Technique! Great reminder for us to be aware of those negative voices and shift our thinking. Thank you!

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