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Dana Turman, LMFT


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I enjoy working with individuals, couples, and families interested in making a positive change to their lives. I utilize a holistic approach to therapy, which includes attention to the mind, body, family, and community.

I have worked for 20+ years as a licensed therapist with families and children in day treatment programs, in their homes, and in a clinical settings. During that time, I have learned that therapy can be a place for us to become aware of strengths that we may not know are there. It can be a place of discovery, and integration. I am most interested in working with clients who want someone to work with them to make concrete positive change in their lives.

I completed my BA in English Literature at the University of California, Santa Cruz. I earned my Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of San Francisco and am licensed through the State of Minnesota as a Marriage and Family Therapist, as well as a board approved supervisor.

I also enjoy keeping up with the people who used to be my children (sons in their mid 20’s), mountain biking, swimming, reading, and nurturing deep friendships.

Family Circle Counseling
2356 University Ave W, Ste 280
Saint Paul, MN 55114
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Family Circle Counseling
2356 University Ave W, Ste 280
Saint Paul, MN 55114

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Practice Location:
Insurance Taken:
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Medical Assistance
Optum Health
Preferred One
Treatment Modalities:
Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
Crisis Intervention Training
Internal Family Systems (IFS)
Trauma Resiliency Model (TRM)
Areas of Practice:
Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Early Traumatic Experiences
Foster Care
Juvenile Justice Involvement
Mood Disorder
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Parent Coaching
Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)
Client Demographics:
Adult (Ad. Parent - Individual)
Young Adult (19-25)


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