Dr. Dennis Hannon is a Licensed Psychologist located in Golden Valley, MN. Dr. Hannon is passionate about offering strengths-based mental health treatment for clients who would like to find more balance in their lives and grow their resilience. Many of Dr. Hannon’s clients feel burnt out, whether that’s in their professional lives or personal lives. Some clients face chronic pain, difficult medical diagnoses, or have experienced medical trauma which left them with anxiety or depression. Other clients struggle with the relationships in their lives, fighting with loved ones and feeling unable to express how they feel, especially when it comes to setting boundaries. Dr. Hannon helps his clients process through the complex emotions that they’re feeling and take active steps towards living the life they want to live.
Dr. Hannon is dedicated to evidence-based therapy practices and ensures that all of his sessions with clients are safe, inclusive, and accessible. Dr. Hannon practices Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), mindfulness-based therapy practice, narrative therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Clients learn how to cope with difficult emotions and to avoid harmful negative self-talk, which can lead to low self-worth and low confidence. Dr. Hannon helps clients understand their relationships by sharing different perspectives from which to view conflict, including those related to attachment theory. Clients also learn how to reflect upon their motivations when it comes to making changes in their lives. When ready, Dr. Hannon helps clients intentionally implement those changes and celebrate their progress.
Dr. Hannon earned his PsyD from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. He has extensive experience working in a wide range of mental health settings, and was awarded the Minnesota Psychology Association’s Early Career Psychologist award for his work with clients and his advocacy efforts. Dr. Hannon strives to empower clients to grow in their resilience, and offers nonjudgmental and compassionate services for clients of all backgrounds.