I am a Wisconsin Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 33 years of experience working as a Counselor. I work with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, career challenges, OCD and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse.
My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I over33 years of Counseling Experience. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, psycho-dynamic and rational-emotive counseling. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.
It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you.
I look forward to working with you!
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
WI LCSW 7251-123
Friendly and respectful. Was able to help me see some things that I didn't pick up on in working on myself in the first couple sessions.
Written on Sep 25, 2023 after therapy with Daniel for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, intimacy-related issues, and adhd
Daniel helps me gain perspective with my surmounting challenges...and even adds a splash of optimism and humor...
Written on Jul 10, 2023 after therapy with Daniel for 1 year and 11 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and compassion fatigue
Awesome therapist. I love Brother Daniel!!
Written on Apr 27, 2023 after therapy with Daniel for 9 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd
I’m happy I made the decision to go to therapy it's really helping and I'm glad I got paired with a great therapist Daniel Villarreal is super awesome.
Written on Feb 28, 2023 after therapy with Daniel for 4 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and anger management
Written on Feb 18, 2023 after therapy with Daniel for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem
Daniel is a great therapist. He is very upfront and easily to communicate with. He has really made me see the value in my wife and in my marriage. He also has helped me to realize some areas that I need to improve in so that the trust and faith is restored in my marriage in. Thank you Daniel for you help and your expertise.
Written on Feb 18, 2023 after therapy with Daniel for 3 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues