Dara Herbert is a marriage and family therapist with a passion for helping others find healing and hope. Dara focuses on trauma, depression, anxiety, substance abuse and relationship issues.
Dara is experienced providing evidence-based counseling services to individuals, couples, families and children and draws from knowledge of diversity issues, deep in her bones. Dara specializes in families, individuals, and providing an open space for clients to tell their story, connect the dots and get results in their life where they need it most. She’s experienced at conducting groups to help women become strong and successful in life and love. Couples and families seeking relief from distress can benefit from Dara’s ability to create a safe space for clients.
Dara brings a wealth of lived and learned experiences to her clinical practice. She is currently a PhD candidate at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA, where she lives and breathes experiences related to social justice. She has multiple published research articles focusing on substance use, African Americans, mothers, historical loss and intergenerational trauma.
Dara is from Philadelphia, PA. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Tuskegee University. She worked in the Philadelphia School district as a school therapeutic support and then obtained a Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Capella University. She has worked in private practice, community mental health and private agencies. Currently, she is a doctoral candidate at Drexel University.
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