Daniel Merchant

(LPC)

About Me

Daniel G. Merchant received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Mobile in Mobile, Alabama. Daniel went on to earn a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Counseling and a Master in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. Daniel specializes in Adolescents, Individuals and Families. Daniel has counseled in a variety of setting for the past 17 years. These include emergency shelter, non-profit, private practice, schools, and outpatient facilities striving to help all family members involved to reach a new higher level of living. Daniel's counseling approach is based on Brief Solution-Focused Therapy integrating Narrative Therapy, Family Systems and Cognitive-Behavioral Theory to empower clients to take hold of the situation at hand and help them learn they have a voice. Daniel has extensive experience working with ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Bi-Polar, Borderline Personality Disorder, and coaching among other diagnosis. My moto is "Lets' put it all on the table and see what we are working with!" Daniel has a passion for helps others reach their maximum potential regardless of religious, political and social views. Daniel is the proud father of two adolescents living in Texas.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Family conflicts
  • Anger management
  • Depression
  • ADHD
Also experienced in:
Addictions , LGBT , Relationship issues , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Eating disorders , Sleeping disorders , Parenting issues , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 18

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LPC #66408 (Expires: 2021-04-01)


Reviews

Written by D.A. on Jul 02, 2020 after counseling with Daniel for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and adhd

I have really loved knowing I have Daniel so easily accessible.

Written by T.R. on May 14, 2020 after counseling with Daniel for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd

Daniel is great. Very helpful and hopeful as well. He’s caring and compassionate about his work. I felt very comfortable with him from the start. I would highly recommend him to others.

Written by A.M. on Apr 03, 2020 after counseling with Daniel for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, career difficulties, coaching, and adhd

Daniel responds in a timely manner, and it's after taking the time to give a personal response not just something generic. What I enjoy most is he chooses a "next step", so I never feel at a standstill.

Written by S.A. on Feb 23, 2020 after counseling with Daniel for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and compassion fatigue

Daniel is a great counsellor. I have been having his counseling sessions for the last few months and each time I realize things about my life, and how to take life as it is and Daniel supports in a very professional and knowledgeable way.

Written by M.A. on Feb 03, 2020 after counseling with Daniel for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, anger management, and adhd

Daniel is very professional and always knows what to say and how to help me. I enjoy our sessions and glad to have him as my counselor

Written by J.A. on Dec 30, 2019 after counseling with Daniel for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, and coping with life changes

Daniel is a good listener. He is kind and understanding. It’s been helpful to work together with him to figure out solutions for some of the issues I’ve encountered recently.

Written by J.A. on Sep 11, 2019 after counseling with Daniel for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, family conflicts, eating disorders, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

He's very insightful and he's the kind of guy I might hang out with as a buddy.

Written by B.R. on Aug 29, 2019 after counseling with Daniel for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, and self esteem

Daniel is supportive, but he also pushes towards goals and growth. He calls it like he sees it, and I value his candor and honesty, as well as his expertise.

Written by L.I. on Aug 19, 2019 after counseling with Daniel for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

I admit I was afraid of who I would be paired with, and meeting Daniel has been the best experience. He has already helped me understand why some things bother me like they do. I will continue to work with him as long as he'll have one. I love this program!

Written by T.A. on Jul 22, 2019 after counseling with Daniel for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, sleeping disorders, and self esteem

It was a good experience to go in therapy session with Daniel. The whole therapy was goal oriented, it was helpful.

Written by B.I. on Jul 19, 2019 after counseling with Daniel for 2 weeks on issues concerning adhd

I‘ve always struggled with going to appointments. Although I don’t have to pay in Germany for mental health care, I choose to use BetterHelp because it’s easier for me to have counseling sessions and I can be in the comfort of my own home! I am very happy with Daniel Merchant's help so far, I feel very understood, and for the first time in my life I don’t feel like i‘m incurable. I don’t get treated as if something is wrong with me, moreso that I have challenges I face that can get solved with methods that I am comfortable with. I can totally recommend it, it’s totally worth the money!

Written by B.E. on Jul 18, 2019 after counseling with Daniel for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd

I’m already feeling like I have somebody on my side after so long. I never felt like I did before, and I felt alone. I thought I was always going to feel like that, but Daniel changed everything. Thank you for saving me, and for giving me a chance.