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Alana Dunn

Alana Dunn remote and phone therapy in CaliforniaAlana Dunn remote and phone therapy in California
Provides therapy in California

About Me:

  • My clients describe me as:

    Safe, nonjudgmental, professional, funny. She makes you feel comfortable immediately and emphasizes the importance of the therapeutic relationship

  • Something to know about my approach is:

    Alana approaches therapy with curiosity, seeking to fully understand and for the client to feel fully understood. Alana uses CBT/DBT, mindfulness/meditation, and psychoanalysis. In addition, TFCBT, Gottman, Family System, ERP, and Brainspotting.

  • Together, we will:

    Client's will have a space to bring their burdens and set them down for a bit. They will explore the roots of current behavior patterns and familial cycles that create distress. Client's will learn skills to manage life and previous experiences.

  • I specialize in working with people who:

    Individuals, couples, and families. Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, OCD, Life Transitions, Stress, Divorce, Pregnancy and Postpartum, Family Conflict, DV, Parenting, Relationship Issues, LGBTQ, and grief.

  • I became a therapist because:

    Lived experiences created an intense need to understand why people treat each other in ways that cause trauma. Also, to end dysfunctional cycles.

  • Something that stands out about where I offer therapy is:

    The search is not just about finding a GOOD therapist, but rather one that best fits YOU. I adapt my support and processes to meet your needs.

  • More about me and my practice:

    The first session with you is very important to Alana as it is the "first impression" and a great opportunity to build rapport and give you a glimpse of my personality and what to expect in sessions.

More Details:

Fees:

$150

In-Network with:

Aetna, BlueCross BlueShield Anthem, Cigna, Health Net, Optum Health, Oscar Health, UnitedHealthcare

Languages Spoken:

English

Years Licensed:

14