Experience

Find below a list of Dan Education and Clinical work experience.  Click hear to read about Dan’s Clinical Philosophy

Education

M.Ed. (Masters in Education and Counseling) NAU, 1996
B.S. Bachelors of Science, Justice Studies ASU, 1994

Certifications and Affiliations

L.P.C. (Licensed Professional Counselor ) Board of Behavioral Health Examiners Arizona
Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist – CSAT
Clinically Certified Sex Offender Therapist CCSOT

 

Current Professional Activities

 

 

Private Practice: Specializing in sexual conflict.  Individual and family counseling for general mental health issues. Special emphasis on adolescents, sexual addiction and sexual abuse, depression, and anxiety. Mesa Az, 6/05 – Present

Historical Professional Activities

A New Leaf: Clinical Director of Youth Services: Responsible for the all Clincial oversite of Youth Programing (RTC, Foster Care, Detention Alternative, Intensive Out Paitent, Transistional Young Adult Living) Supervise and oversee clinical elements of contracts and services.   Mesa Az. 12/09 – 10/2013


 

 

Family Strategies and Coaching: Group therapy with men and couples in sexual addiction. Implementing LifeStar Therapist program, assessing and treating pornography and sex/pornography addiction. Mesa Az, 6/07 – Present

Rio Salado College: Adjunct Faculty: Currently teaching “CHD 161: Beginning Clinical Documentation Skills”, and “CHD 145: Aids and Chemical Dependency”. Have previous taught “CHD 100 Foundations of Chemical Dependency” and “CHD 165: Theory and Techniques in the Treatment of the Chemically Dependent” 8/05 – Present



Clincial Director of Residential Admissions: Responsible for the review and addmission of all juvenile sexual offenders refferred by the Adminstrative Office of the Courts and by all Regional Behavioral Health Authorities in the State of Arizona 11/07-12/09

Clinical Director: Responsible for clinical and administrative direction of a 20 bed adolescent sex offender treatment program. Oversee the implementation of clinical programming. Supervision of multidisciplinary team. Extensive collaboration with contracted entities. Mesa, Az 10/01 – 11/07

The Terraces: a subsidiary of Behavioral Health Management Associates:
Director of Mental Health Services: Responsible for the development of new 38 bed sex offender program and for the clinical and administrative function of four separate programs within Mental Health Hospital at the Terraces. 1) Male Mental Health Program: (12-18 y/o) chronically mentally ill adolescents, 38 beds. 2) Female Mental Health Program: (12-18 y/o) chronically mentally ill adolescents, 27 beds. 3) Preadolescent Program: (10-14 y/o) chronically mentally ill prepubescent males, 16 beds. 4) Checkpoint Program: (12-18 y/o) adolescent male sex offenders, 38 beds. Ephrata Pennsylvania.3/97- 4/98

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