Dana Mostoller, MSSW, LICSW
Master’s Degree: University of Wisconsin, Madison Master of Science, Social Work
Bachelor’s Degree: Minnesota State University-Moorhead Bachelor of Social Work
Licensure: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Since 1995, Dana has had the opportunity to work with children, adolescents and adults from diverse backgrounds, facing a variety of challenging issues, and in a variety of settings that have included mobile crisis, inpatient, residential, in-home, day treatment and IOP, hospice, and clinic settings. Through working and meeting people in the midst of their most painful challenges, Dana expresses feeling honored when a client chooses to share and lets her be a part of their journey.
As a social worker, she’s trained to conceptualize people using systems theory and uses multiple therapy types based on what works best for each person. This includes CBT, DBT, EMDR, Motivational Interviewing and the Recovery Model. She uses humor, compassion, and a straight forward style to create a safe space for the work to begin.
Some of the issues she has worked with include trauma, social anxiety, LGBTQ, addiction, mood disorders, anger management, suicidal ideation, serious mental illness, work and school issues, couples struggling to communicate, parent child relationship issues, and adolescents coping with being on the autism spectrum.
Dana grew up in MN travelled early in her career, returning to MN in 2011. In her free time, she enjoys swimming, following the MN Wild and MN Vikings, and spending time with friends and family, including several four legged furry ones and one parrot.
SPECIAL CLINICAL INTERESTS
Children: 10 and up, Yes