Dana Boyko, LCSW
Dana Boyko, LCSW, serves individuals and families on their respective journeys towards healing, growth, and self-discovery. She believes in the importance of understanding how our past experiences and family dynamics shape who we are as people. Dana is passionate about helping adolescents and adults develop a deeper sense of who they are, and she assists individuals in creating more meaningful connections with loved ones. In seeking to meet each client's unique needs, Dana utilizes an individualized and relationship-centered approach to therapy.
Dana has experience working with clients who struggle with issues surrounding depression, anxiety, addiction, life transitions, grief, relationship distress, and trauma, as well as issues unique to the LGBTQ population. Since becoming a mother, Dana has a great desire to work with women going through the challenging postpartum period. She draws from various treatment modalities, including psychodynamic therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and person-centered therapy amongst others, to meet each client's unique needs.
Dana graduated with her bachelor's in political science from Indiana University and completed her Master of Social Work degree at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She went on to complete a post-graduate fellowship in adult psychodynamic psychotherapy with the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies. Dana also has prior experience in school settings, utilizing play, art, and talk therapy with elementary and high school age students. In addition to her role as a therapist, Dana is a mother, wife, sister, and friend, who loves to cook, travel, and spend time outdoors.