Dana offers a peaceful atmosphere to explore your thoughts and emotions with nonjudgmental support. Her goal is to help you discover your strengths, learn coping skills, and ultimately feel peace.
Dana specializes in the unique needs of older adults:
*Do you have a new medical diagnosis?
*Do you have a life-limiting illness?
*Have physical challenges affected your relationships?
*Are you growing tired of caregiving?
*Has retirement not turned out the way you had expected?
*Are you distressed by loss of independence?
Aging can be isolating. You are not alone!
Dana offers the latest evidence-based practices to support the individual needs of her clients. If it applies to you Dana offer's faith-based counseling, giving you the option to navigate life's struggles through the lens of your spiritual beliefs and practices. Non spirituality is welcome as well, so don't worry if this doesn't apply to you.
Feeling Better Made Easier for You with:
*Counseling available in person or virtually
*Special self-pay rates are available for those in need.
Dana was born and raised in St. Louis and graduated from Affton High School. She attended Southeast MO State University earning a BS in Psychology and later attended SIU, Carbondale obtaining a Master's Degree in Social Work.
Dana spent nearly 15 years in hospital-based medical social work specializing in Palliative Care. She founded a counseling clinic within the hospital providing services to chronically and terminally patients as well as their care givers and family members. She treated anxiety and depression that resulted from illness and chronic pain and incorporated mindfulness and sometimes brief yoga practices into her treatment plans.
Since late 2019 Dana has been providing counseling in area nursing homes, continuing to practice her specialty of meeting older adults where issues of aging and sometimes medical needs affect emotions and quality of life. When not working you can find Dana in local coffee shops - be sure to ask her where the best coffee in St. Louis is!
A: 9666 Olive Blvd Suite 370 Creve Coeur Mo 63132
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