I offer therapy that is empathic, respectful, honest, and collaborative. My approach is evidence-based, drawing on methods that are proven to be effective and reliable, while always honoring you as an individual.
My practice takes into account the pervasive nature of trauma, and how it can interfere with your ability to cope with life’s challenges. We will work to carefully uncover the reasons behind any behaviors you wish to change, as well as how those behaviors may have served you throughout your life. Together, we will pay attention to your prior experiences, including family dynamics, while working on practical, realistic approaches to dealing with today.
I have found that people are more resilient than they think. I work to help you harness your strengths, find balance, and regain hope.
Dana Tuqan is a licensed psychotherapist in private practice and a professional trainer. She is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and holds a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from New York University.
Dana's approach is rooted in psychodynamic theory, additionally tapping into motivational interviewing, CBT, and mindfulness-based theory. Dana offers individual and couples counseling, and has supported clients working towards healing and recovery from trauma/PTSD, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, substance use and addiction, life transitions, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder. Additionally, she has extensive experience in the areas of dual diagnosis (addiction and mental illness), and multicultural issues, including immigration, assimilation, and displacement.
Dana has also worked extensively within community mental health. She provided clinical consultation and training to a large human services agency in areas including high-risk clients, dual diagnosis, trauma-informed care, and motivational interviewing. She provided supervision and individual / group psychotherapy to clients with severe and persistent mental illness, frequently with co-occurring substance use and incarceration histories.
Earlier in her career, Dana worked as an HR consultant and trainer. She specialized in performance management, enabling individuals and businesses to maximize their potential.
Dana speaks English and Arabic, and has a strong working knowledge of Spanish. Dana maintains a commitment to social justice issues in all aspects of her work.
To book an appointment with Dana Tuqan, LMHC please schedule under Anthony Freire, MA, LMHC, NCC, CCMHC's calendar.
* Please note that we will try our best to accommodate any therapist requests, in the event that we are unable to do so please know that all staff have extensive clinical training.