Deb Van Deman, BA


Therapy Aide

Part of the Emerge Family since 2013

Deb graduated with a B.A. in Recreational Therapy from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois. She delighted in teaching spirited Kindergartners for four years and facilitated a pre-k science class at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, before starting a family. She has an amazing daughter, her husband, and two wonderful teenage grandsons. Returning to the work force, she became an office manager in a busy Chiropractic clinic that continued for almost 20 years. Her desire to be near family took her on a journey to Durham in 2012 where she was happy to discover Emerge! Here she attends to the many needs of the clinic, the children, and the therapists as well. Deb loves to read historical fiction, enjoys needlepoint and likes to taste-test (with gusto!) the various restaurants in and around town.