Daniel Fishburn (he/him)

Accepting Clients

I bring over 30 years of experience in mental health, including 20+ years as a licensed therapist, to my work with adults and adolescents.

Clinical Social Worker in Asheville, NC

  • Individual
  • Family
  • Adolescent/Teen

About My Clients

Adults facing challenges of work/life balance, parenting, chemical/process addiction, and trauma Adolescents (teens and young adults) struggling with social or emotional challenges, including healthy relationship with technology, LGBTQIA+ issues, and/or family conflict Clinicians working towards licensure and seasoned clinicians seeking supervision **I provide Supportive Parenting for Anxious Child Emotion (SPACE) Treatment, an evidence-based approach to supporting anxious children and teens

My Background and Approach

My work with children in residential treatment in 1987 was the beginning of decades of learning how to help people heal and grow. Since then my path has included support of children, adolescents, adults, and their combinations as families and organizations. First licensed as a therapist in 1999, I’ve guided the hurting and confused through trauma, addiction, and grief. Along the way I’ve shared in the journeys of people gaining clarity over what will bring them a rich a meaningful life. I have served in leadership positions throughout most of my career, from front line staff in adult residential treatment to CEO of a wilderness therapy program. My primary approach is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), including ACT for Trauma. Depending on what is useful, I weave elements of Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Internal Family Systems, and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. The work I do is informed by Buddhist Psychology, and often includes guidance in

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

Most of our challenges in life are rooted in habitual patterns in the ways in which we react or respond to what life brings. My work is to support your journey away from destructive patterns while you cultivate patterns that shape a life that is rich and meaningful. I believe that we are at core fearless, compassionate, and clear. Let’s connect and see if I can help you work through the layers that block you from your core.

I offer online counseling in the following states:
I have experience with the following
  • Agnosticism
  • Atheism
  • Buddhism
  • Christianity

At A Glance

  • Experience: 25 years of practice
  • Languages: English
  • Rate: $165/session


(828) 333-9739 Email Daniel
16 Arlington Street
Asheville, NC 28801

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