National Association of Professional Women Announces Dana Barton, LMSW, ACSW, Psychotherapist, a 2014-2015 Professional Woman of the Year

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Dana Barton is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

I would describe my treatment style as interactive and solution focused.

NAPW honors Dana Barton as a 2014-2015 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Barton is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in social work. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of professional women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is a powerfully vibrant networking community with over 600,000 members and over 200 Local Chapters.

Dana Barton has been providing psychotherapeutic services to individuals, couples, families and groups in private practice for 25 years. She was trained through the University of Michigan School of Social Work and completed her professional internship at the University of Michigan's Center for the Child and the Family. Typically, she provides individual therapy with clients aged 18 years and older. She has a special interest in working with young adults who are struggling to define themselves, their values and their educational and career goals while navigating the pressures of daily life and sometimes difficult relationships.

Ms. Barton’s expertise is extensive. She successfully works with clients who struggle with such issues as depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, family problems, grief and loss, work / career concerns, gender identity and sexual orientation issues, physical, emotional and sexual trauma, stress management and life transitions.

“I would describe my treatment style as interactive and solution focused,” says Ms. Barton whose therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to assist clients in effectively addressing personal life challenges. Her theoretical orientation is predominately informed by family systems and psychodynamic theories. She offers a highly personalized approach to treatment specifically tailored to meet the needs of each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with individuals to identify and build on their strengths and achieve the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing. Recently, Ms. Barton completed a post Master degree certificate in Sexual Health and Sex Therapy from the University of Michigan.

Awards & Accomplishments: Master of Arts, University of Michigan, Speech and Theatre; Master of Social Work, Michigan; Bachelor of Arts, Manchester College, Drama; Post Master Certificate, University of Michigan, Sexual Health and Sex Therapy

NAPW's mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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