Darah Curran is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the Commonwealth of Virginia with 15 years experience working with children, adolescents and families. She has worked in home-based counseling and adolescent group homes. Darah has provided support for pediatric and adult individuals and families in outpatient and inpatient medical settings. She has presented in the community addressing the need for psychosocial support to patients and families navigating the medical system. She is currently employed at a non-profit agency providing short-term therapy to families affected by cancer.
Darah’s areas of focus include adjustment and behavioral issues, social skills development, chronic illness, grief and trauma work. She is trained in child-centered play and expressive arts therapies. Darah believes in the strength of the family and encourages each member’s involvement in making positive change for the child or family system. She is willing to collaborate with school systems, other mental health professionals or medical teams to create the most supportive environment for children and families.
Darah completed her Bachelor of Social Work degree (B.S.W.) from George Mason University in 1997 and her Master in Social Work (M.S.W.) from The Catholic University of America in 2009 with a Clinical Health Care specialization.