Hello there! My name is Dan Porter. I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Minnesota with over 20 years of experience working in the Mental Health field. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, parenting problems, ADHD, relationship issues and adoption. Primarily, I have been working with individuals and parents/couples and children of all ages including GLBTQ community.
I am a person centered therapist with a warm and compassionate style. I believe in treating others with respect and dignity no matter there background, condition, ethnic, cultural or religious beliefs. I will meet you where you are and move along at your pace. I don't believe in stigmatizing labels, and my approach is hands-on and interactive.
I acknowledge the courage it takes to seek support to find a more fulfilling and happier life and commend you for your choice in reaching for that goal. I look forward to working together.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Control Issues, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
MN LICSW 12179
So supportive and attentive. Danny really helped me in a time I needed it. He is sophisticated, intelligent, thoughtful and caring.
Written on Mar 29, 2023 after therapy with Danny for 1 year and 6 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and relationship issues
Only been with Danny 2 sessions and already notice a big change in myself. He is so attentive and spends him time making sure I’m ok. He is easy to talk and listens so well. I’ve learnt some great tips from him in such a short space of time and look forward to staying with him. Thank you Dan!
Written on Sep 19, 2021 after therapy with Danny for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes
Danny he is amazing and helpful but the only problem with me was the time zone
Written on Sep 17, 2021 after therapy with Danny for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, and family conflicts