Do you feel overwhelmed with anxiety? Are you feeling stuck? Are you successful, but still not happy?
we know that life is full of challenges
It’s common to feel overwhelmed, stuck, or sad. Perhaps life is no longer enjoyable. Or maybe you’re engaging in unhealthy behaviors. Sometimes the cause of that struggle is readily identifiable, such as after a painful loss. Other times, we have the sense that we should be happier, and yet, we are not.
therapy can help
therapy for the discerning client
Dubuque Therapy and Counseling Specialists fills a need in the community for the discerning client who seeks expert care, in a discreet setting, for help with mental health struggles.
At Dubuque Therapy and Counseling Specialists, we provide high-quality, evidence-based therapy.
individual therapy is offered to teens and adults
We specialize in treating anxiety disorders, depression, grief, mild substance use disorders, insomnia and life transitions (such as changes in relationship status, work satisfaction, health, or aging).
live the life you are meant to have
In addition to reducing symptoms, clients learn to manage life’s struggles, increase resilience, and re-engage in life. We help people get back in touch with living the life they want and are meant to have.
Keep in mind we provide our clients the utmost discretion. But some clients wanted to share their experiences, in hopes it would help others (or something like that?)
experts in therapy, blending science with compassion
Dr. Dana Hamann received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Iowa, with an emphasis in evidence-based therapy. She completed her predoctoral residency at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, obtaining further specialization in cognitive behavior therapy for anxiety disorders, substance use, and insomnia.
She provides specialty care for anxiety, depression, mild substance use disorders, insomnia and grief. She also offers therapy to help individuals navigate life transitions, such as changes in relationship status, work satisfaction, health, or age milestones.
Dr. Alec Eshelman received his Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Southern Illinois University. He completed his predoctoral residency and postdoctoral training at Counseling and Psychological Services, an integrated healthcare clinic in Carbondale, Illinois. Here he received strong generalist training as well as specialized expertise in the treatment of substance use disorders, PTSD and other trauma-related disorders, and borderline personality disorder.
Alec values working with a wide range of clients, including those with interpersonal difficulties, substance use concerns, anxiety, depression, and trauma histories.