Daniel Graduated from Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland, with a bachelor’s degree. He completed his master’s degree in gerontological counseling. His practice is rooted in Adlerian and humanistic approaches, and he enjoys supporting people of all ages, cultures, and life experiences. He believes in the therapeutic value of a trusting, warm, judgment-free relationship. He believes that each client has inherent strength, and supports each client’s personal values.
He worked for four years as a bereavement counselor in a local hospice, where he helped couples, individuals, and families cope with the death of a loved one. He also led an annual summer camp for kids ages 6-13. He fostered a support group for children from kindergarten through 12th grade. He has also facilitated groups for adult children, parents who have lost a child, and bereaved spouses.
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Dan has also extensively worked with seniors in nursing and rehabilitation facilities throughout Chicago. He has researched the effects on mood and self-esteem of a positive environment and routinely presents at conferences on living with dementia, self-care, and positive psychology.
Dan is from Poughkeepsie, New York, the pride of the Hudson Valley. An avid sports fan, he also loves movies, music, and comedy. He hopes to work with you.
Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With
Seniors, Grief, Anxiety, Depression, Children and Adolescents, Aspergers Syndrome, Self-Esteem, Coping Skills, Couples Counseling, Family, Trauma, Addictions, Alzheimer's/Dementia, and Communication Skills