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Daniel Lindenfeld, M.S.

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, he served for 25 years in the United states Army with twelve years serving as an Army recruiter and career advisor. Daniel, additionally served as a group home counselor in three different group homes for vulnerable and at-risk children. 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. He completed his community counseling internship at The Safety Center in Rochester and his school counseling internship at Mayo High School in Rochester.

Daniel's theoretical approach includes aspects of individual or Adlerian Theory, existential theory, and cognitive-behavioral theory. His career in the Army provided him with experiences related to leadership and dealing with multicultural populations. Based on these experiences Daniel believes that feedback to clients is most effective when it is given honestly, directly and respectfully. He additionally employs the use of allegories or analogies to assist in communicating therapeutic related issues.