Dan Bannister

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About Me

I am a believing Christian and utilize a Christ-centered, faith based approach to working with people, but will allow you to determine how spirituality and faith are used in your counseling. I will listen with empathy as we work together to set realistic goals to help you attain what you are seeking to obtain from your counseling in our work together.

I have a Master of Arts in Counseling from the University of Illinois and a Master of Social Work in Clinical Social Work from the University of Iowa, I am licensed as a clinical social worker in both Iowa and Minnesota. I am also a Board Certified Professional Christian Counselor, and am a member in good standing of both the American Association of Christian Counselors and the National Association of Christian Social Workers.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Anger management
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
Addictions , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coaching , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Abandonment , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 30

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Phone

  • Video


LISW #098706 (Expires: 2022-12-31)

LICSW #04951 (Expires: 2022-04-30)


Written by S.H. on Sep 07, 2021 after counseling with Dan for 6 months

Dan was very attentive and understanding. He helped me through a huge life transition. He taught me how to be kind to myself. I appreciated his insight and wisdom.