Dahlia Garofalo is a recent graduate of Winona State University’s English Writing and Sustainability programs. Her short stories, “Bachelor Buttons” and “Rodent Lovers” won the 2020 Winona Writing Prize. She is a strong advocate for Eco-Justice and human/animal rights. She currently lives in Trempealeau, WI with her rescue dog, Brave. She is a strong ally for issues related to mental health, and we are so glad to welcome her to the Hope Springs Blog.
Dr. Nanji is a Post-doctoral Psychologist in the State of Iowa. She works with clients across the lifespan with all presenting concerns. She respects the multiple identities clients may hold across gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and others. She believes in building a strong therapeutic relationship for clients to feel safe and supported during challenging times in their lives.
Jennifer Luria is a highly skilled child and adolescent psychotherapist. Ms. Luria holds a Masters in Social Work from the University of Iowa. She was employed by the Center for Disabilities and Development at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for 8 years, and recently has joined the staff at Hope Springs. Ms. Luria has a very warm and compassionate style, which she balances with the ability to effectively set goals and bring about results with her patients. She is also certified in Parent Child Interaction Therapy, as well as Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (Certified Therapist). She is currently accepting new patients.
Dr. Burke is a Psychologist at Hope Springs Behavioral Consultants. Her theoretical orientation is Existential-Humanistic. She acknowledges the inherent struggles, difficulties, and hardships of life. However, her approach also emphasizes the incredible ability of human beings to endure these issues to lead purposeful and intentional lives. Basically, she believes that life is hard, but humans are amazing. (We think she is pretty amazing too.)
Dr. Anderson is a Board Certified Clinical Psychologist. She also owns Hope Springs Behavioral Consultants. Dr. Anderson holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and completed APA Accredited internship and postdoctoral training in Clinical Child and Pediatric Psychology. She also holds a Masters of Science in Education Degree. She prides herself as a life-long student and tries to learn something new every day.