Dani Selan


My Approach

Dani has a compassionate and client centered style when working with patients. She creates a safe environment where that allows patients to be themselves as they begin their mental health journey. Dani’s therapeutic purpose is to help guide patients through whatever challenging life circumstances have brought them to therapy and help them gain a better understanding of their own needs. A metaphor of Dani’s style is that she is the coach while the patient is the player on the field; she can tell you what the play looks like, however she cannot do the work when you are out on the field. What she values in her clients is an openness to the therapeutic experience, curiosity and a yearning to know more about themselves and what they find beneficial. While using a touch of humor to build rapport, Dani can help her patients gain new perspectives which will empower them to make changes in their life.

Ages Treated | Preteens, Teens, Adults, Elders

About Dani Selan

My Experience

Dani received her Bachelor of Science degree from Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville with a Minor in Art and Design. After a few years of work experience in the mental health field, she obtained her Master of Arts at Adler University specializing in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and her certification in Substance Abuse Counseling. During her master’s program, she worked in an IOP/ PHP as well as in an inpatient psychiatric hospital. While in graduate school, she completed her practicum and internship at a substance use residential treatment center working with adults struggling with addiction. After completing her master’s, Dani worked for 2 years at an IOP/PHP as a group therapist specializing in trauma. Dani is familiar with, and enjoys using, various types of therapeutic modalities including CBT, DBT, ACT, CPT and mindfulness.  


Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, B.S.
Psychology, Minor in Art and Design
Adler University, M.A.
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Substance Abuse Counseling Certification

Languages Spoken




Treatment Modalities

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness
  • Positive Psychology
  • Trauma Informed Therapy

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