Dafna Lender, LCSW
Dafna Lender, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker and a certified Trainer and Supervisor in both Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy and Theraplay.
She is Program Director for The Theraplay® Institute in Evanston, IL. Dafna’s main area of interest is in children with serious psychological problems caused by histories of abuse, neglect, trauma and/or multiple placements. Dafna’s focus is children’s development of a secure attachment with their caregivers while resolving issues in their traumatic history.
Dafna teaches Theraplay and DDP trainings and supervision nationally and internationally in three languages.