Danae Mutchelknaus

(NCC, LPC, LAC)

About Me

My name is Danae and I am an addiction and mental health counselor. I have worked with both teens and adults having issues in addiction, trauma, and domestic violence/sexual assault. In undergraduate school, I majored in Psychology and Exercise Wellness, graduating in May 2013. I graduated from graduate school in August 2015 with a Master's Degree in Counseling specializing in Clinical and Mental Health.
I currently have the following credentials: National Certified Counselor, Licensed Addiction Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, and Qualified Mental Health Professional.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Anger management
  • Depression

I also have experience in Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties

Years of Experience: 3

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LPC #20338 (Expires: 2020-12-31)

LPC #LPC-1777 (Expires: 2021-01-01)


Reviews

Written by E.M. on Mar 25, 2020 after counseling with Danae for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and self esteem

She has helped me so much! I look forward to talking with her every week. My experience with her has been life changing!

Written by B.R. on Mar 07, 2020 after counseling with Danae for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and self esteem

It's only been a couple of weeks but I feel I am on the right track to making progress. Danae listens and makes everything very simple to understand.

Written by D.E. on Feb 20, 2020 after counseling with Danae for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and self esteem

Danae has been a true blessing. She has helped me tremendously and although she challenges me to dig deeper, she has helped me not only become a better person for the world but I truly like who I am becoming.

Written by D.A. on Jan 10, 2020 after counseling with Danae for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Danae is the best counselor I have had. Her support is great. She offers so much and does it in such a compassionate way. We are able to work together with other media she sends me which I am finding extremely helpful.

Written by H.A. on Jan 08, 2020 after counseling with Danae for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, and self esteem

Danae has always replied to me in a timely manner. She is always very willing to listen. If I don’t have time to message her or haven’t in a couple days or weeks she always reaches out to me to make sure I am doing good and to let me know she is here to help when I need. She is a great fit.

Written by M.A. on Dec 30, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and anger management

At times my mind feels hectic, but after sharing my thoughts with Danae, she has a simple and clear way of explaining things where I can fully understand and ways to improve my thinking. So far it’s been a helpful experience.

Written by P.A. on Dec 23, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and bipolar disorder

Danae is great to work with. She is very professional and has given me some great tools.

Written by A.M. on Dec 19, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 8 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and bipolar disorder

I feel like I have a personal cheerleader. Not only does she help me through difficult times, she helps me celebrate the accomplishments, both big and small.

Written by A.A. on Dec 11, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 2 weeks

She was incredibly kind and patient. I am surprised with how understanding she is and that she seems to be someone who really wants to help you, (not just for a paycheck). I think she is a very smart person and is a great counselor.

Written by B.E. on Nov 27, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 4 months on issues concerning self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd

It's so helpful to have someone to talk to!

Written by S.P. on Oct 29, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem

From one mental health professional to another, you're good at what you do. Thank you.

Written by P.A. on Oct 27, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem

Danae has been very helpful and informative in our messages, they've helped me come to understand myself and my relationship more objectively. I couldn't recommend them enough.

Written by D.Y. on Oct 25, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and anger management

Best therapist I have ever had, Danae truly listens and works with you by offering a wide variety of ways to self-improve.

Written by M.E. on Oct 12, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, grief, and intimacy-related issues

I appreciate Danae’s approachable, professional and sincere style. I am confident that she will be able to help with my goals!

Written by F.R. on Sep 25, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and anger management

Danae's compassion and understanding of the conditions I'm experiencing shows to me she is highly competent and I've made strides towards better mental health because of her

Written by A.L. on Sep 12, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, eating disorders, parenting issues, and adhd

Danae feels like my oldest friend and I've only been talking to her for a couple weeks. She is intuitive and so very much supportive. I'm so thankful for her.

Written by C.H. on Aug 30, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem

I haven’t been participating for long but so far I enjoy working with Danae. I feel that she shows me a variety of ways to think and how to make realizations on my own.

Written by L.A. on Aug 19, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life cha

I’m really happy I found Danae on BetterHelp! I would recommend her to anyone who is looking for a great counselor. I feel comfortable talking to her. Not only is she professional but she also is compassionate and patient with me while I sort through my feelings. I like how she explains things and gives me things to work on.

Written by O.Z. on Aug 07, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

Danae is an awesome counselor. She listens to me, tries to understand where I come from, and she has been helping me a lot. Thank you!

Written by J.U. on Jul 07, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and self esteem

Danae is such a great resource. I feel like she truly listens to me and respects my current walk in life while giving me different strategies to cope with the things that hold me down so I can overcome them and ultimately be a better version of myself. I am so thankful for her.

Written by S.A. on Jun 28, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, trauma and abuse, grief, and self esteem

Danae is a thorough listener and understands trauma. I was very impressed with her expertise.

Written by J.E. on Jun 14, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and self esteem

I get tips and great ideas for coping skills, she also seems genuine about what I have going on in my life. Thank you!

Written by H.E. on Jun 12, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and coping with life changes

She really listens to me and gives great advice and resources to reference.

Written by C.O. on Jun 10, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and trauma and abuse

Competent, capable, and very genuine. She is human as well as a counselor. This makes it easy to connect, trust, and share. She has an easy way of communicating that allows you to feel safe. She also makes sure when you are absent to long, that you know she is there.

Written by A.S. on May 20, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Denae is easy to talk to and good at reflecting. She is good at making you look deeper into your struggles to find and get a handle on the root of the problem each time. Really awesome to have a listening ear from the comfort and privacy of your own home.

Written by M.O. on May 17, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and career difficulties

Danae is very kind and straightforward and offers clear guidance towards next steps or new avenues of thought.

Written by J.E. on May 01, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, grief, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Great counselor, listens (reads) offers advice gets you thinking in a positive light. Also points out things you may think are small but could be the root of the issue. Takes time to responds on the weekend couldn’t ask for more.

Written by B.E. on Apr 30, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and coping with life changes

She has been nothing but extremely helpful and she’s so friendly and very understanding! She has given me so much good advice and guidance.

Written by Y.E. on Apr 28, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, parenting issues, self esteem, and anger management

Danae has been a wonderful help. She is insightful and really listens/reads my messages. I will definitely return to seek out her help again when I need it. Thank you Danae!

Written by T.R. on Mar 24, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Danae has done a fantastic job of taking my thoughts and worries and laying them out so that I can understand myself better, and therefor improve my overall well being. She is very good at talking through strategies and options! I would highly recommend her for anyone seeking help for a similar issue to mine!

Written by E.L. on Mar 22, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

I appreciate the fact that Danae takes the time to respond to me on the weekends. I know that she is human too and needs breaks, but it makes me feel as though she really cares. It’s wonderful to know that she will answer no matter what.

Written by N.O. on Mar 06, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, and self esteem

I’ve been working with Danae for about 3 weeks is all. But I find her to be very helpful already. She responds promptly, gives good feedback, and forwards helpful information.

Written by W.E. on Mar 06, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes

Danae is very kind. She has been great to talk to, she is understanding and gives me different opinions to try to work through my problems. Danae also responds quickly and thoroughly to my posts.

Written by N.I. on Jan 21, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 2 weeks

Danae M. is a very professional counselor. She listens and is intuitive. She genuinely cares about people. She has provided me with wonderful pieces of information to research and reflect on. She asks appropriate questions and contributes appropriately to conversations. She is helpful and I feel as though I am receiving appropriate care. Thanks, Danae!

Written by D.E. on Jan 20, 2019 after counseling with Danae for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

I have had problems with counselors in the past were they treat me like a number and not as a human being. But Danae has time and time again shown me that she really does care. She works hard to help people in need. No matter what your situation is she will not judge you at all.

Written by A.L. on Dec 21, 2018 after counseling with Danae for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, anger management, and adhd

Danae does an amazing job with giving me honest and professional advice and guidance. I feel like I am making huge progress by getting my priorities straight and working on things little by little. It felt like a massive weight has been lifted off my shoulders and I can finally breathe and enjoy life more.

Written by M.A. on Dec 12, 2018 after counseling with Danae for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, and anger management

Danae responds to each message I send in full, making me feel like I have her full attention. She has offered me support and guidance and tools to help myself, and I’ve only been working with her a short time. She is quick to respond and thorough in her responses, offering me way more time and advice for my money than any counselor I’ve sat in an office with.

Written by B.A. on Nov 30, 2018 after counseling with Danae for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and career difficulties

She has been a great help so far and I am looking forward to continuing working with her.