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Dana Markee(She/Her/Hers)

Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy
Addiction- Anxiety - Depression-Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)- Relationship issues- Trauma-
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Professional statement

As a trauma-informed therapist specializing in family dynamics, Dana believes in the power of connection and collaboration to heal and empower. She leverages her cultural sensitivity and expertise in evidence-based approaches to help individuals, couples, and families navigate challenges like trauma, anxiety, depression, family conflict, and substance use disorders. Witnessing positive transformations in families fuels her passion for this work.

Dana is a registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and Professional Clinical Counselor specializing in trauma-informed therapy. Dana is a Certified Domestic Violence Counselor and Disaster Mental Health Volunteer with the American Red Cross. Dana is pursuing a focus on trauma healing related to individual and family systems, particularly the influence of unresolved past and generational trauma, and its impacts on couple and family relationships. This includes addressing the co-occurring artifacts of trauma, like substance use disorders and self-harm.

Dana believes in validating her clients' lived experiences. She sees the therapist's role as creating a safe, non-judgmental space where people can feel empowered to gain a deeper understanding of themselves. As someone in recovery, Dana has seen firsthand how lives can be transformed in the safety of a healing space. From her healing, Dana has developed a deep commitment to healing the world through her work with individuals, couples, and families.

Dana earned her Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy with an emphasis in Clinical Counseling from Touro University. Dana received a Bachelor of Sciences in Design Communication from the University of Minnesota: Twin Cities, followed by a certification in Art Direction. Before to becoming a psychotherapist, Dana enjoyed an extensive career in advertising as an Art Director and Creative Director.

Dana sees clients in person in Palos Verdes Estates, and via telehealth.

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 1 year

Weiss Psychological Services, Associate Clinical Therapist
South Central Training Consortium: Jenesse Center, Trainee and Associate Therapist

Touro University, Master of Arts, Marriage and Family Therapy, emphasis Professional Clinical Counseling, 2023


California: 143402 - California: 15389

Supervisor: Christina Weiss(LMFT 100485)




Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Dana Markee is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$200 (60min)

Additional session information

Therapist's note

Sliding scale negotiable.