Dawn Cooperstein (she/they)

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Nonjudgmental space where people can freely express themselves and begin the journey of self-discovery.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Tucson, AZ

  • Individual

About My Clients

I have extensive experience serving teens and adults living with complex trauma, mood disorders, and dissociative disorders. I primarily use client-centered, trauma-informed interventions, harm-reduction strategies, and holistic approaches.

My Background and Approach

The therapeutic relationship is the most critical aspect of the healing process, so I bring my whole self into every session. I approach my work with people as a "partner" rather than an "expert" to build a safe foundation for growth. I have been a member and received post-graduate training with the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) and the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation. I have completed training and supervision to provide EMDR and DBT-informed interventions. I continue to learn through research and training to stay updated with interventions and offer quality, ethical service.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

I actively address the impacts of ableism, racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, classism, and poverty on the community and the individual psyche. I am anti-capitalist and support climate justice. I am a parent and a partner, and I understand the value of safe relationships. I have known the terror of living in unsafe environments and how we adapt to survive. I have benefitted from psychotherapy and actively use the same interventions I would suggest to another person. I have experienced the death of a sibling from cancer, witnessed opiate-related deaths, and enthusiastically encourage folks to carry Narcan and access medical care for preventative services. I work with my husband to advocate for a wrongly convicted man on death row and enjoy being a DJ on my husband's punk rock radio show. I am grateful to have experienced a varied and colorful life. I bring the same curiosity, tenacity, and passion to my work.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
I offer online counseling in the following states:
I have experience with the following
  • Agnosticism
  • Buddhism
  • Christianity

At A Glance

  • Experience: 13 years of practice
  • Languages: English
  • Rate: $65 - 95/session

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