Dan Bates LMHC

About Dan Bates

Daniel Bates is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and is a Nationally Certified Counselor based out of Vancouver, Washington. He loves learning and writing about all things psychology and mental health. Aside from his work with families in the juvenile justice system and his work with clients in his private practice, he wants to bring the life-changing insights from the field of psychology to public through his podcast, Counselor Dan Podcast, through his many books, through his blog and through YouTube videos. You find these resources and more on his website, counselordan.com.

5 Keys To Happiness

2019-05-20T18:27:00+00:00May 20th, 2019|Self Care|

We all want to be happy, but finding “happiness” is, well, kinda hard. The nature of happiness is fleeting, dancing in the periphery. The moment you think you have a firm grasp on it, happiness slips out of your [...]

The Parent Toolbox

2018-05-14T16:30:32+00:00May 14th, 2018|Parenting|

The Parent ToolBox Some parents think there is no alternative to shaming their kids in order to discipline, modify behavior and motivate them to change. However, shame is an ineffective discipline strategy at best. At worst, it causes [...]

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