Dana Leblein, LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor with many years of experience working as an Adult Therapist as well as a School Counselor for both Middle and High School Students. Dana’s experience as an Adult Therapist includes; working with individual patients, as well as couples.
Her experience as a therapist at Summit Oaks Hospital has given her extensive experience and expertise in several mental health areas including: Anxiety and Depressive Disorders, PTSD, Bipolar Disorder, Substance Abuse and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. She can provide a comprehensive plan for both individuals and couples who may be dealing with any of these issues.
Dana’s experience with Adolescents stems from both a school setting and private practice. She provides an open, warm, non-judgmental environment to this population and relates very well to them. She is experienced and knowledgeable in adolescent concerns including; social media, effects of video games, friendship concerns, academic stress and family difficulties. In a school setting, Dana provides: school-based crisis intervention, behavioral intervention plans, 504 accommodations and substance abuse training. Dana collaborates regularly with Administration, Child Study Team members, Teachers and Parents in order to ensure the highest level of care/success to each student.
As a parent of three grown children, Dana understands all parental concerns and appreciates the dynamics between the parent-child relationships and adds a real-life perspective on parenting throughout the teenage years. Dana draws from an eclectic approach to counseling including: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, as well as a Psychodynamic approach to counseling. Dana utilizes an array of strategies and coping skills in order to provide the most optimal outcome for her patients. She is very warm, compassionate and empathetic, which helps her to develop a trusting, open relationship with her patients, while always treating each patient with the utmost respect.
425 Eagle Rock Ave. Suite 103
Roseland, N.J. 07068