Dana Carr

Wellness Advisor for Special Projects

Dana is a US trained Clinical Psychologist who works on special projects in the Wellness Department at ALA.

Her responsibilities include developing wellness related policies and procedures, creating and teaching Wellness curriculum and workshops, coaching and providing workshops to Anzisha Fellows, training Uni Support Peer Supporters and advising Uni Support, facilitating support groups to students, and mentoring student entrepreneurs.

Prior to joining ALA, Dana worked as a Psychologist at UC Berkeley’s Counseling Center and in private practice. Her almost 20-year career has focused primarily on working with older adolescents and young adults and has included a combination of counseling, facilitating workshops and groups, supervising, and teaching.

Dana serves as Student Enterprise Board Member for two SE’s and loves mentoring and supporting young entrepreneurs in this role and others.


Multicultural Adolescent and Young Adult Psychology
Workshop Creation and Facilitation
Curriculum Development
Group Facilitation
Career & Identity Development


May 2003 Doctorate of Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology

May 1997 Bachelor of Arts, Major in Psychology, The George Washington University, Washington DC

Honours and Awards

May 1997 Honours in Psychology, The George Washington University, Washington DC


May 2003 Doctoral Dissertation: Couples’ Therapy: A Video Introduction & Literature Review
Video (https://www.psychotherapy.net/video/couples-therapy)
Document (https://books.google.co.za/books/about/Couples_Therapy.html?id=N8j_tgAACAAJ&redir_esc=y)


ALA Wellness (Y1 & 2)