Daniel Lindenfeld, M.S.
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