Danielle is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor (LAPC) that brings a comprehensive background in psychology and counseling to her practice. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology at Kennesaw State University and a master’s degree in psychology with a focus on Professional Counseling from the University of West Georgia. Danielle’s approach to therapy is multimodal, combining traditional psychotherapeutic methods with expressive arts therapy as a means of assisting children, teens, and adults in the process of becoming integrated and connected. She strives to cultivate a therapeutic relationship that is compassionate, empathetically attuned, and authentic. By engaging in playful, cooperative, and communicative dimensions of art, she ushers in a creative and unique process necessary for self-understanding, growth, and change.
Danielle has pursued advanced training in trauma-informed expressive arts therapy, which allows her to sensitively address the unique needs of individuals who have experienced trauma and stress. She provides a therapeutic outlet that facilitates healing through creativity, empowering her clients to reconnect with their inner selves and establish a sense of safety and trust. She has experience supporting clients through big life transitions, grief, anxiety, depression, and identity exploration with a particular emphasis on cultivating confidence and resilience. She also has experience facilitating process-oriented groups that nurture healthy social connections and emotional awareness and expression.
Danielle is passionate about promoting holistic well-being and authentic self-expression in her therapy sessions. By integrating mindfulness and body-centered practices into her approach, she encourages her clients to actively engage in embodied, present-moment awareness which can be instrumental in nurturing self-awareness and sparking meaningful growth, including better impulse control and emotional regulation.
In her personal time, she finds joy in nature, reading fantasy and science fiction, practicing yoga, and engaging with her community.
Danielle Friedman, MA, LAPC