Dana Segall, LCSW

(She/Her/Hers)

About Me

Dana’s specialties include individual and family work with those impacted by anxiety, depression, trauma, substance abuse, relational challenges and conflict. She is trained in EMDR Therapy. Dana’s approach is collaborative and compassionate with her clients as she uses components from her training in mindfulness-based models, EMDR, DBT, and CBT. She has worked with individuals coping with anxiety, depression, substance abuse, ADHD, personality disorders, gender identity issues and mood disorders. She believes in incorporating a holistic approach to therapy that helps her clients understand how various parts of their life impact their physical and mental health. By using an interactive and accepting manner, she helps her clients feel empowered and reminded that they can take charge of their own lives.

Education & Experience

Dana is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 9 years of experience in varied settings including outpatient, psychiatric residential, school, hospitals and community outreach. She obtained her BA in Psychology and Gender Studies from University of Connecticut and MSW from University of Connecticut. She has experience in working with children, teens, adults, groups, and families. Dana was trained in EMDR Therapy by Trauma Recovery, EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Programs in CT.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

- CT National Association of Social Worker, Member - School Social Work Association of America - Connecticut Suicide Advisory Board - CT LCSW - DBT Skills Training for Adolescents & Adults, Behavior Tech by Drs. Miller, Rathus & Linehan

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Somatic Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • LGBTQ+
  • Veterans/Military

Language

  • English

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Magellan Health
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealth