As a clinical psychologist, Dr. Daniels has worked with adolescent clients ranging from pre-teen through college-age. He has conducted individual, family and group therapy with middle school, high school and colege students. He has worked with early and middle adolescents (ages 12-17) in community mental health and private practice settings. His work with older adolescents (ages 18-22) has occurred in private practice settings and during his time spent working in the college counseling centers at UNC Greensboro and UNC Charlotte.
Dr. Daniels has expertise addressing a wide range of adolescent mental health difficulties including: social anxiety, generalized anxiety, panic disorder, phobias, depression, AD/HD, difficulties with self-image, coping with family conflict, academic stress, relationship and sexual health, and issues related to transitions from middle to high school and from high school to college. In his clinical work Dr. Daniels uses a combination of strategies from Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy and Interpersonal Therapy to help adolescentsrecognize and apply the strengths they possess to achieve their goals.
During his doctoral training at UNC Greensboro, Dr. Daniels worked in a research lab specializing on adult depression. He also focused much of his graduate clinical work treating adults with anxiety and depression. In his post-graduate career, Dr. Daniels has worked with adult clients in multiple clinical settings including community mental health, psychological private practice and psychiatric private practice.
Dr. Daniels has expertise treating a wide range of adult mental health concerns including depression, post-partum depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, panic disorder with and without agoraphobia, anger management, AD/HD, adult Asperger’s disorder, men’s issues, career stress, family and marital conflict, and adjustment disorders.
Dr. Daniels is trained as a Cognitive Behavioral (CBT) therapist. He also has expertise in third wave behavioral techniques including: ACT, DBT, and Mindfulness-Based CBT. He combines strategies from these treatment approaches to help clients learn to accept their negative thoughts and emotions. He also focuses on helping clients to focus their attention on thoughts and behaviors that will help them achieve their goals and increase their life satisfaction.