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Daniel Sterdt, LPC

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Licensed Professional Counselor
Portrait Health Centers
Portrait Health Centers are multi-specialty clinics that employ the most cutting-edge and proven assessment protocols and treatment options available, believing that an Effective Treatment Depends On An Accurate Diagnosis. Individuals should not have to “play doctor” by researching available treatments and then self-selecting which of these treatments has been scientifically validated and would be most appropriate for themselves or their family. At Portrait Health Centers, we provide a comprehensive and multi-specialty assessment to determine the underlying causes of your symptoms and incorporate an appropriate treatment plan.
Practice Areas/Issues Treated
 Therapy  Hypnotherapy
 Addiction  Learning Disabilities
 Adolescents  Life and Wellness Coaching
 Adoption  Life Transitions
 Anger Management  Loneliness
 Anxiety and Panic  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Arts Therapy (Expressive)  Marriage Counseling
 Asperger's Syndrome  Men's Issues
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Neuropsychological Evaluation / Testing
 Bicultural Difficulties  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Body Image Issues  Online / Teletherapy
 Caregiver Issues  Pet Therapy
 Children's Counseling  Play Therapy
 Chronic Illness  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Couples  Premarital Counseling
 Depression  Problem Gambling
 Divorce  Psychoanalysis
 Domestic Violence  Psychological Evaluation / Testing
 Eating Disorders  Psychopharmacology
 Educational Therapy  Relationship Issues
 EMDR Therapy  Religious Counseling
 Family Conflict  Self-Esteem Issues
 Gay or Lesbian Issues  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Gender Identity / Transgenderism  Sexual Dysfunction
 Gifted / Talented Issues  Stress Management
 Grief and Loss  Trauma and PTSD
 Group Therapy  Women's Issues
 Herpes and STD Counseling  Work and Career Issues
 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Specialties: Seniors, Grief, Anxiety, Depression, Children and Adolescents, Aspergers Syndrome, Self-Esteem, Coping Skills, Couples Counseling, Family, Trauma, Addictions, Alzheimer's/Dementia, and Communication Skills

Daniel received his undergraduate degree from Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland and holds a Masters in Gerontological Counseling. With a strong background in Adlerian and Humanistic psychology, Dan enjoys working with individuals of diverse age groups, cultures, and life experiences. He believes in the therapeutic nature of a warm, trusting, and non-judgmental relationship, as well as in the inherent abilities and values within each client.

Dan has four years experience as a bereavement counselor with a local Hospice, helping individuals, couples, families, and groups cope with the death of a loved one. Dan also ran a yearly summer camp for children ages 6-13, as well as an ongoing support group for school-aged kids from Kindergarten through 12th grade. He also facilitated groups for bereaved spouses and adult children, as well as a gathering of parents who lost a son or daughter.

Dan also has extensive work with older adults in nursing home and rehabilitational settings throughout the Chicagoland area. He conducted research on the effects of a positive environment on mood and self-esteem and has presented at numerous conferences on self-care, on coping with Alzheimer's and dementia, and on positive psychology.

Dan is originally from Poughkeepsie, New York, the pride of the Hudson Valley. He is an avid sports enthusiast, music and movie buff, and comedy fan. He hopes to have the opportunity to work with you.
Payments Accepted
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