Post doctoral fellow
Dr. Dan Sheridan received his doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Miami. During his training, Dr. Sheridan received extensive experience in individual and group counseling and has treated a variety of psychological concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and self-esteem. Dr. Sheridan also specializes in therapy with gender specific issues and has worked closely with YES Institute, a non-profit organization located in South Miami specializing in issues related to gender and sexual orientation.
Theoretically, Dr. Sheridan practices from a psychodynamic perspective, an empirically-validated approach which has demonstrated efficacy in treating a wide-array of psychological and emotional concerns. In practice, this translates to treating the entirety of a person, which includes careful attention and appreciation of childhood, family, and relationship experiences both past and present. Most importantly, Dr. Sheridan believes in the importance of the therapeutic relationship. As his patient, Dr. Sheridan will provide a safe and comfortable space, free from judgment or criticism, where you can being to understand and overcome the pain have experienced and are currently experiencing in your life.
More about Dr. Dan Sheridan…
In addition to clinical work, Dr. Sheridan is a published author in a number of empirical journals and has presented several times at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Most notably, Dr. Sheridan won first-place in a university-wide competition for his dissertation examining risk and protective factors in the coming-out process for sexual minority people and was also selected as Outstanding Doctoral Student in his department.
Dr. Sheridan looks forward to working with you at Plantation Psychological Associates