Dr. Dana K. Harmon is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) and social work professor. She has a Master of Social Work from Loyola University Chicago and a PhD in social work from the University of Alabama. She has been practicing for almost 25 years. Throughout her career, Dr. Harmon has direct service experience with couples, families, adults, and adolescents, and has co-led various court-ordered programs focusing on domestic violence intervention, juvenile substance abuse prevention, anger management, and divorced and unmarried parents. She has also done mitigation work for capital murder cases. Her passion is to see individuals, couples, and families live life to the fullest, and to build or restore healthy relationships.
Dr. Harmon is person-centered, in that she focuses on the person and their inherent value and strengths. She believes each person has the strength and skills to search out and implement solutions for healing and growth that can transform their life. She has also been trained in cognitive behavioral therapy. Dr. Harmon believes that healing is a collaborative endeavor which requires honest caring without judgment and cooperatively helps clients in clarifying their goals for treatment. Rather than adopting one method for all individuals and issues, she draws from a variety of methods to create a tailored approach for each situation.
In her personal time, Dr. Harmon enjoys fixing 2500+ piece puzzles, watching tennis, is a huge Alabama Crimson Tide football, gymnastics, and softball fan, and spending time with family.