Danielle Nahas, Psy.D., BCBA-D
Family/Child/Educational Psychologist (PSY 27313)
Doctor Danielle Nahas, is a licensed psychologist who treats and evaluates individuals with learning, behavioral and emotional challenges at the Achieve Medical Center, and practices as a school psychologist in the public schools. She integrates the most appropriate concepts from several therapeutic perspectives, and tailors her approach to each unique client. Her preferred theoretical perspective is cognitive-behavioral, and she utilizes solution focused, family systems, neurofeedback and applied behavior analytic techniques, as appropriate and indicated.
Dr. Nahas works with clients struggling with low self-esteem, interpersonal difficulties, attention issues, anxiety, depression, poor self-regulation and learning disabilities.
Dr. Nahas views counseling as a partnership, and works with her clients to develop a shared understanding of the nature of the challenges they are experiencing, the goals they have for their lives and the process by which treatment can help them obtain their goals. As a psychologist, she listens, teaches and encourages her clients, while helping them understand the relationships between their thoughts, feelings and behaviors, and the effect these have on behavior patterns, actions and their environment.
Dr. Nahas is approachable, genuine and compassionate, and she provides an emotionally safe and respectful environment where clients and their families feel free to express their concerns, explore their thoughts and behaviors, discover personal strengths, and build confidence in themselves and their capacity to address the challenges in their lives. Dr. Nahas is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish as well as English.