Dana Nummerdor, MA, LPC, NCC
Dana is dedicated to working with children and teenagers struggling with low self-esteem, bullying, feelings of loneliness, depression, and anxiety. She has specialized in treating children for over a decade on many levels of care, including schools and outpatient settings. Dana also works with women and men who are exploring situations such as grief, depression, anxiety, co-dependency, stress management, life-phase transitions, parenting issues, mindfulness, and meditation. Dana incorporates family support and education as a critical component of treatment. She is also informed by her background in behavioral neuroscience. Dana fosters a warm, friendly, non-judgmental environment where her clients can better understand themselves. She strives to empower her clients to make choices that fit their life goals.
Dana graduated from Kennesaw State University in 1990 with a double major in Psychology and Biology. She went on to Georgia State University where she completed several years of Behavioral Neuroscience graduate education. Dana received her Master of Arts in Psychology in 2001 and completed a Professional School Counseling Certification in 2004. Dana received her MA in Humanistic Psychology from the University of West Georgia. She has been an educator for Emory University, Georgia State University, Georgia Highlands College, and Chattahoochee Technical College. Her recent continuing education has focused on play therapy, grief, cognitive behavioral therapy, and mindfulness.
When Dana isn’t in the office, she enjoys spending her time outdoors in the North Georgia mountains, reading, photography, and spending time with her family and her 3 dogs.
What Dana’s colleagues say about her:
“She makes the therapy room feel safe – a place where you can be yourself and speak your truth.”
“Dana has a kind spirit. It is inspiring to see how enthusiastic she feels when working with her adolescent group. She goes above and beyond to make the group experience for teens special and therapeutic.”
“She’s a warm, nurturing, humble presence. She is very wise and can guide her clients in a gentle and effective way. She is very passionate about the process of therapy and very thoughtful towards her clients. Dana is one of the best psychotherapists I know.”
Dana is on panel with the following insurance providers:
Anthem/BCBS UMR Amerigroup
Aetna Tricare Caresource
United Magellan Peachstate
Beacon Health Humana Ambetter
Dana’s self pay rate is $120.00 for intake appointment and then $80.00 per session.