Dana Fritche

About Dana Fritche

APSW, SAC-IT

Dana earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from UW- Whitewater in 2014 with a major in social work and minor in music and a Master of Social Work degree from Aurora University in 2020.

Dana has a background working in corrections, health social work, in-home care, case management, crisis intervention, residential crisis stabilization, behavioral health treatment in partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient levels of care.

Dana has experience treating a variety of diagnoses and life struggles including Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar and other mood disorders, Eating Disorders, Trauma, OCD, body image concerns, grief/loss, life transitions, work, school, relationships, family dynamics, with a special interest in Borderline Personality Disorder, Substance Use disorders, and ADHD. She has experience using a variety of treatment modalities including DBT, CBT, exposure therapy, schemas, self-compassion, behavioral activation, and motivational interviewing.

Dana takes a biopsychosocial, dialectical, and client- centered treatment methodology and uses a nonjudgmental and culturally sensitive approach to work with people of all races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, and abilities.

Dana believes that bringing her authentic self into the treatment environment creates a solid foundation for creating a strong therapeutic alliance to support clients in living the life they want to live, being the person they want to be, and achieving the goals they want to achieve.