Dan Bannister


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:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 30

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Phone

  • Video


MN LICSW 04951

IA LISW 098706


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Dan Bannister. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with Faithful Counseling might be different.

Written by A.A. on Sep 09, 2022 after therapy with Dan for 1 month

Dan is a good listener with good ideas and is knowledgeable. He really helps break down what is going on so you can get outside your situation and see what options you have to move forward.

Written by K.A. on Apr 29, 2022 after therapy with Dan for 3 weeks

Understands individual issues, gives helpful resources, easy to talk to, is prompt and courteous.

Written by S.H. on Sep 07, 2021 after therapy 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.

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