Danielle Larsen, MSW, LCSW

Danielle Larsen, MSW, LCSW

Danielle is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked in health and human services since 2011. She earned her Masters degree in Social Work from Loyola University Chicago and her Bachelors degree in Philosophy from Boston College. Prior to graduate school, she volunteered with the Peace Corps in Mali, West Africa and also taught Hatha Yoga.

 

Danielle has offered clients experiencing anxiety and depression an open and nonjudgmental space to process feelings, learn effective strategies, and achieve their goals. She has worked in both outpatient and intensive outpatient settings with children, teens, and adult clients. Danielle has supported clients’ identity development and empowered them through life stressors and transitions. She has engaged with the LGBT community to understand their innate strengths and identify personal, academic, and professional goals. She employs trauma-informed care with a particular focus upon Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and mindfulness-based interventions. 

 

Danielle is also a Certified Alcohol and other Drug Counselor who has worked with adolescents and adults struggling with substance use since 2017. She uses a harm reduction and strengths-based philosophy. She is specially trained in Motivational Interviewing and Mindfulness Based Sobriety.

 

In her free time, Danielle can be found playing guitar, traveling, practicing yoga, eating with friends, and spoiling her puppy, Ozzie.