Clinical Experience and Community Involvement
Dana has been practicing since 2004 and has worked in community mental health centers, a residential addictions and mental health treatment center, and a full time private practice. Her expertise are addiction recovery, sexual abuse recovery, personality disorders, depression, anxiety, bi-polar, family codependency and relationship issues. Below are some of the facilities and centers where she has practiced.
Dana started her private practice in 2009 and was overwhelmed by how busy she became in just 3 short months due to the level of care, excellence and results her clients received. Her focus in private practice has been in addictions, womens issues, sexual abuse and trauma.
Wellness Resource Center
For 4 years Dana was a primary dual diagnosis therapist for addictions and mental health. She ran men and women’s groups as well as trauma and mental wellness. She was one of the favorite group facilitators by the patients as she is very engaging, entertaining and interactive.
Trees of Hope
Dana has facilitated several groups for sexual abuse victims at Trees of Hope in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She has been the director of facilitators since 2009. She has helped to multiply the groups by training multiple facilitators some of which have come through Dana’s groups. Many more women experience healing and freedom from their past abuse because of Dana’s excellent facilitator trainings.
Smith Community Mental Health
This was an alternative school day treatment program for emotionally handicapped children. She was a primary therapist for middle school children.
Professional Licenses and Associations
Dana West, MSW, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker in the State of Florida.
NASW – Dana is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.
Psychology Today – Dana is a licensed social work and certified by Psychology Today.
Call Dana NOW at (407) 248-0030 for a 15 Minute Complimentary call!