Meet Dannel

To build a productive, collaborative relationship with a counselor or therapist, people need to have confidence in their professional credentials and trust in their advice and counsel.

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Dannel is a licensed professional counselor, which means she helps people address a wide variety of emotional needs and challenges. Her education and training include a Master’s in Marriage and Family Counseling and designation as a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC). Memberships include the Lancaster County Critical Incident Stress Management team, NAADAC the Association for Addiction Professionals, and the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.

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People come to Dannel at Willow Oaks Counseling for help dealing with many different issues and concerns. She counsels individuals, couples and families who are seeking a more positive and healthly path forward. The challenges range from trauma, anxiety, loss and depression to marital conflict, abuse, spiritual matters, alcohol and substance abuse, addictions, and many more. Because everyone is different, Dannel plans her counseling and therapy on an individual basis, addressing the specific needs of each client.

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Serving the community and helping first responders is vitally important to Dannel. She is a member of the Lancaster County Critical Incident Stress Management team, where she helps police, fire and EMS workers address their issues and stresses in a healthy way. Dannel’s practice style and adaptable approach to counseling and therapy are well suited for the types of individuals working in the first responder and emergency management community.

License: Pennsylvania  / PC008867


Lancaster County Critical Incident Stress Management Team​

NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals​

International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies​

International Critical Incident Stress Foundation​