Daniel Lindenfeld, LPCC, NCC, M.S.

Program Director and Primary Therapist

Daniel attended Winona State University and earned a Master's degree in Community Counseling and School Counseling in 2015.

Prior to working at the Safety Center, Dan served for 25 years in the United States Army, with twelve years serving as an Army recruiter and career advisor. In addition to the Safety Center, he currently works as a Direct Support Professional for adult clients with developmental disabilities at Cardinal Homes of Minnesota, and sees clients in private practice, part-time. He completed his community counseling internship at the Safety Center in Rochester and his school counseling internship at Mayo High School in Rochester.

Since graduating with his Master’s Degree, Dan has continued his professional development by attending workshops on the use of Therapeutic Hypnosis and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).  ACT incorporates elements of Cognitive Behavioral Theory, Existential Theory, and mindfulness based exercises. His career in the Army provided him with advanced leadership training, working with multicultural populations and teaching clients effective planning and problem solving skills. Daniel is a member of the Minnesota Society for Clinical Hypnosis and the American Counseling Association.