Dana Sommers, LCSW

Staff Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Talk Therapy

Education and training

  • The College of Wooster, BA
  • New York University, MSW

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Dana Sommers, LCSW

Before graduating from NYU School of Social Work, Dana worked in international human rights and educational environments. She has 13 years of experience as a clinical social worker and prior to assuming her role as psychotherapist at Talkiatry, Dana worked with formerly homeless adults in supportive housing.

Dana views therapy as a gift to oneself and recognizes the bravery and courage it takes to be vulnerable and open oneself to the path of self-discovery. She is passionate about creating a warm, validating, culturally responsive and non-judgmental environment where she will work collaboratively with you towards your goals. Whether you are moving through a difficult transition, coping with chronic illness, experiencing work burnout and stress, anxiety, trauma, loss, or just wanting to feel “unstuck”, she will accompany you through these life circumstances and emotions and help you gain new insights about yourself, reinforce or learn new ways of thinking and coping and help you reclaim hope as you work to live your most meaningful life.

Dana draws largely from psychodynamic therapy, though her treatment is collaborative, flexible and individualized, incorporating mindfulness, cbt and other evidence based modalities when appropriate.

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