About Dr. Daniel Callahan


South West Florida Counseling and Therapy has locations in South Fort Myers and West Boca Raton, Florida, and was founded by Daniel “Dan” Callahan. Dan is a Doctor of Social Work and a Masters Certified Addiction Professional with a human service career spanning over thirty years. He attained his Doctor of Social Work degree at Tulane University School of Social Work and MSW at Fordham University, School of Social Welfare in New York City, and is an LMSW in New York and is credentialled in the State of Florida.

He is the author of two recovery books titled “Freedom Recovery, a Workbook for Residential Treatment” and “Recovery Thinking, 90-Days to Change Your Life” he co-authored a training curriculum for the New York State Office of Mental Health, Bureau of Forensic Services. Dan has held therapeutic, administrative, and executive positions with not-for-profit and private rehabilitation programs during the span of his career.

Dan is a respected professional across the Nation, was integral in the development of several statewide initiatives in the State of New York, has been a Case Manager, Counselor, Therapist, Clinical Director, Program Director, Executive Director, and CEO of Human Service programs in New York, Florida, and Panama Central America. Dan is also the Co-Founder of ZenCharts, an Electronic Health Record software system designed for Behavioral Health agencies across the country.

Licenses and Credentials:

New York State Social Work License, Department of Education LMSW # 057105

Florida Certification Board, MCAP # 100046

International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium IC&RC-ADC # 100005

Privacy and Confidentiality

SWF Counseling and Therapy holds the highest confidentiality standards. We abide by the Social Work Code of Ethics, HIPAA, and HHS 42 CFR Part 2 Confidentiality privacy protection regulations. Your privacy is important and protected by SWF Counseling and Therapy.