Dru Balsley, MA, LMHC

Senior Mental Health Clinician

The Learning Center for the Deaf


Dru Balsley is a Deaf Mental Health Clinician who has worked at Walden School for 8 years. Dru works with Deaf children and adolescents who have difficulty regulating their emotions, have language deprivation, and present as trauma-impacted youth. Trauma Informed Care has become a vital component of her work, both with the students and to help staff and caregivers better understand the student’s needs. This has been a positive experience and is something Dru is passionate about.