Our Team: Counselors

Dara Hager, MSW, LSW

Licensed Social Worker

Dara Hager is a licensed social worker, holding a master’s degree from Hunter College in New York City, specializing in supporting individuals, families, and children on their journey toward healing and growth. With a foundation in meeting clients where they are and fostering an empathetic therapeutic environment, Dara is committed to providing compassionate care that centers on the individual’s unique needs and strengths. Her extensive experience working with diverse populations, coupled with her background as a Montessori-trained teacher, enriches her ability to connect with and understand individuals across different developmental stages and facilitates meaningful growth and healing within family dynamics.

Specializing in working with children and families, Dara utilizes a strengths-based eclectic approach to therapy, tailoring interventions to address each client’s specific challenges and goals. Through collaborative and client-centered practices, Dara empowers children, families, and individuals to navigate life’s complexities with resilience and self-awareness.

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Upcoming Programs & Events

Dance for Mental Health ClassApril 26 - May 24

Dance to release, reconnect, and restore. This class will focus on offering movement experiences that support releasing stress and tension held in the body, reconnecting with yourself and restoring a sense of vitality.

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Samaritan Center’s “A Gala Renewed”May 2

Samaritan Center is excited to announce a trendy new twist on our annual gala! You're invited to join us on Thursday, May 2, 2024 from 50…

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