I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 10 years of experience helping individuals gain insight into themselves while addressing life challenges that may keep them stuck in undesirable situations. I have worked closely with people diagnosed with both mental illness and substance abuse disorders and have gained insight and expertise in addressing they many challenges and concerns of this population.
I utilize a multi-dimensional approach with the goal of enhancing our client’s ability to achieve stability and growth in all areas of their lives. I am a great believer that laughter is medicine and therapeutic. I present a 12-step focused foundation providing psycho-education, problem identification and behavior modification, exploration of family of origin issues and historical trauma, affirmative self-imaging and long-term goal identification. One of my greatest strengths is my compassion and understanding for my clients.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Self esteem
- Bipolar disorder
- Coping with life changes
Addictions , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Anger management , Compassion fatigue , ADHD Read more...
Gottman Method, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy
LCSW #080869 (Expires: 2021-11-01)
Dana is a down to earth, supportive, and intelligent counselor. She takes her clients mental health concerns seriously, analyzes and evaluates them to provide the best care and healing for them. I am glad and very fortunate to have Dana as my counselor.
Dana is amazing at what she does. I am comforted knowing she will be able to help me and my daughter.
In just two sessions, Dana has been professional, thoughtful and on top of her game. I am eager to see what lies ahead during our sessions together.
Amazing and very in tune with me and my needs
Dana was very direct when I needed it the most and gracefully provided many tips on how to manage my anxiety. Her ability to engage made me feel comfortable to open up about my thoughts, feelings and past.
Dana is such an amazing counselor. She’s honest, real, and always gives the best advice and guides me in the right direction.
Dana is very professional, and also caring. She responds in a timely manner and is dependable. I learned a lot in a short amount of time from her knowledge and resources. Thank you so much Dana!
She responds within 24 hours most of the time which is fine with me because we have weekly or biweekly calls where we do most of our talking. I’ve really appreciated her guidance with helping me work on my anxiety and depression.
Very sweet and very good at understanding
Dana is the best therapist! I was moments away from becoming a non-believer and working with her changed my perspective about the benefits of therapy.
Dana has probably been the only reason our relationship has not fallen apart. She is very knowledgeable and very dedicated to helping us, this is not just a paycheck for her, she cares about us and really wants us to be successful and happy.
We love Dana she is so helpful, kind, knowledgeable and we’re grateful for her!
Dana gives excellent advice, is always quick to respond, and took extra time at the beginning to get to know me. Right from the start I felt like she really cared about me, and I look forward to our conversations.
It's very easy to talk to Mrs. Legrande. She's empathetic and compassionate. I enjoy hearing her perspective on how to deal with challenges. I would recommend her to anyone who is looking for a therapist. Great experience!
Ms. Legrande provides excellent resources, challenges my thinking, and helps me develop weekly goals for myself. Any questions or concerns I have I know I can reach out to her and she’ll respond in a timely manner. I feel supported and challenged to grow equally, a difficult balance to strike. I would not be doing as well as I am if not for Dana.
She listens and she demonstrates expertise.
Amazing person and councilor. Really has help me a lot!
Dana is amazing! I tried a few different counselors during my trial period and it took some time before I reached Dana. I appreciate the readings and articles that she sends a few times a week. She’s very good with responding in a timely manner. I can go back and forth with her on chat almost every day. She gives constructive feedback and is very supportive. I would highly recommend her to anyone seeking a therapist who is active and supportive.
Excellent and professional with a heart of gold!
Dana was responsive and a good listener. She was able to help me make actionable changes to lessen my anxiety.
I love working with Dana. She is an attentive listener and cares for your emotionally healthy success.
She was extremely helpful, put me at ease.
Dana Legrande is an excellent therapist. She is genuinely concerned about my situation and has been very attentive. She has offered good advice and follow-up as well as other methods I can use to help my situation improve. I am very happy that I was able to connect to her and I would recommend her to everyone. Thank you Dana!
She listens to both you and your partner's concerns and provides constructive criticisms. She is extremely professional yet easy to talk to.
Dana has been an amazing counselor and has guided me to a better state of being and understanding. She takes the time to understand the complex issues and makes them simple enough to understand and face whatever it is you’re going through. I highly recommend her for those in need of counseling.
Dana is a consummate, well-read professional with many years of experience. She has a really nice personality and checks in on child and parent regularly. She also is available for video or phone chats at convenient hours. As the mother of a 17-yr-old (with anxiety & depression), I would highly recommend Dana.
Dana offers guided insight with knowledge and great observation. I’ve been able to pinpoint issues and take the steps needed to work on these in a healthy, constructive way. I felt comfortable with her right away and I am glad I chose her as my counselor.
Dana really has helped my husband and I work through our challenges and hear each other out. She’s very impartial and provides great tips for us to work on and provides tools for us to do so.
Dana listens and responds promptly. At times I don't write anything but she is always sending me positivity and helpful information . She is always there for me even when I'm not.
Dana has been so helpful to me. She helps me look into things with a different perspective, and sets goals for me that I can achieve. I appreciate her assistance.
Dana is extremely understanding, kind, and responsive. She truly is my pocket therapist!
Dana really takes the steps to show that she cares. She’s very understanding and knowledgeable, I can’t thank her enough!
We've had two sessions with Dana and so far - she's been great! We are really grateful for her knowledge and insight.
Dana is a great listener and thoughtful processor of what is being said. She has given us a lot of useful advice and things to think about and try.
I highly recommend Dana. After working with her in short period of time, I noticed positive change on my behavior. I like her prompt responses and sharing me some significant links.
Dana has been very helpful. She is a very intelligent and intuitive individual. She definitely knows her stuff.