Dawn Nelson is an experienced clinician who provides counseling with individuals, couples, groups, and families regarding anxiety, anger, depression, grief, child abuse, sexual trauma, and crisis management. Ms. Nelson helped cancer patients and their families cope with the emotional effects of serious illness while at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. In addition, she worked extensively with abuse victims as a clinician at Masters & Johnson's Sexual Trauma Treatment Center in New Orleans.
Additional concerns addressed include marital and parent-child relationships, alternative lifestyles, and school issues including academic, behavioral and social issues. She treats her clients with the utmost respect and appropriate confidentiality; she is caring and non-judgmental as she recognizes that talking about problems may be difficult for clients.
Dawn is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a U.S. Department of Transportation Substance Abuse Professional, a Certified Anger Resolution Therapist, a Parenting Facilitator, and a Professional Mediator. She earned her Master of Science in Social Work and Bachelor of Art in Psychology and English degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a State of Texas Board Approved Social Work Supervisor and a Clinical Instructor at Texas A&M University-Commerce. She is the Chair of Dallas-North Central Texas branch of the National Association of Social Workers, a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers, the Council on Social Work Education.
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