Dr. Dana Dorfman, MSW, PhD, has over 25 years of clinical experience treating children, adolescents, parents and adults. 

She’s a lecturer, workshop facilitator, and consultant who has worked with mental health agencies, parenting centers, schools, and organizations.

She’s the author of When Worry Works: How to Harness Your Parenting Stress and Guide Your Teen to Success

Dr. Dana Dorfman

Dr. Dana Dorfman, MSW, PhD, has over 25 years of clinical experience treating children, adolescents, parents and adults. 

She’s a lecturer, workshop facilitator, and consultant who has worked with mental health agencies, parenting centers, schools, and organizations.

She’s the author of When Worry Works: How to Harness Your Parenting Stress and Guide Your Teen to Success

When Worry Works How to Harness Your Parenting Stress and Guide Your Teen to Success

When Worry Works: How to Harness Your Parenting Stress and Guide Your Teen to Success

Available February 2023 in hardback, e-book, and audiobook. This book is to help parents manage the stresses of adolescent achievement culture and to make decisions which align with their values, rather than their anxiety.

When Worry Works responds to one of the primary sources of the nation’s worsening adolescent mental health crisis – achievement pressure. Burdened by the mounting pressures on today’s youth, parents seek ways to strike the balance between supporting their teens’ current well-being while also setting them up for future success. Eager to take action and to manage their escalating fears, parents inadvertently and unknowingly exacerbate the problem by overlooking their own parental achievement anxiety.

About

As a New York City-based psychotherapist, I guide high achieving adolescents and adults to express their authentic selves, improve their relationships, and pursue values-driven success.

Whether you’re a student exhausted by school pressures, an overwhelemd parent, or a professional drained by a 60-hour work week, I can help. I’m accessible virtually and in-person to patients.

Interested in individual or adolescent/pre-adolescent psychotherapy, couples or relationship therapy, or parenting guidance? Click the button below to learn more about scheduling a consultation.

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