Deanna Conklin-Danao is a Clinical Psychologist, Collaborative Divorce Coach and Collaborative Divorce Child Specialist practicing in Chicago. In her therapy practice, Dr. Conklin-Danao works with adults, couples and children. She works to create a safe and supportive environment for clients to learn about themselves, develop new ways of relating and to grow into the life they want to lead. As a Divorce Coach and Child Specialist, she helps people navigate the divorce process in a respectful and constructive manner to decrease the time, expense and emotional toll of divorce. Dr. Conklin-Danao recognizes the need for individualized planning and solutions in order to meet the unique needs of families. As a psychologist with a specialty in children and adolescents, she provides families with the expertise they need to make good decisions.
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