About Daja Mayner, LCSW
Growing up, Ms. Mayner felt that her superpower was being trusted as a person’s safe space. As a licensed clinical social worker, she is proud to now have the knowledge and competency to empower and assist patients in discovering their own superpowers. Daja hopes to challenge patients to humanize themselves by encouraging them to extend grace, believe in their abilities, and view therapy as another tool to overcome what may be the most difficult time in their lives. She employs an ecosystemtic approach that focuses on the implications of childhood and generational trauma on emotional well-being, self-concept, and attachment patterns. She pulls heavily from systems theory and incorporates techniques from several modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Bowen Family Systems, Emotionally Focused therapy (EFT), and Motivational Interviewing. Additionally, she is experienced in crisis intervention and in providing culturally sensitive counseling for intersectional communities.
Education & Certifications
– Master of Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte
– Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte
– Trained in Motivational Interviewing, Systems of Care, Darkness to Light
– Certified in Family Centered Treatment as well as first aid and CPR
- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
- Anxiety / Panic Disorders
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Technique
- Depressive Disorders
- Adjustment Disorder (major life change, grief, divorce)
- Developmental / Intellectual Disorders - Includes Autism Spectrum Disorders and Learning Disorders
- Bipolar Disorders
- Issues with Parent / Child
- Family Therapy
- LGBTQI+ Related Needs
- Gender Confirmation Surgery Evaluations
- Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
- Single Incident/Shock
- Interpersonal Violence
- Developmental Trauma/Complex PTSD
- Couples / Relationship / Marital Counseling
- PTSD / Trauma and Stress Related Disorders
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May 26, 2022
Wonderful person She needs a award for what she does and how she is with people . I could not have made it with out her help
May 26, 2022
My counselor Daja is the BEST!
October 25, 2021
Daja always asks questions to help me process my feelings. Discovering connections is always more helpful to me than just having a therapist list off connections for me. I also feel like Daja is really invested in her clients.
September 17, 2021
I love her overall way of counseling!
September 13, 2021
Daja is awesome!
September 3, 2021
I like the therapist as well as my psychiatrist. Both are good listeners. All team members have been helpful.
August 17, 2021
Daja being available when I need her the most! She is so professional! She has an excellent bedside manner! I appreciate how, she remembers discussions we have on every appointment. Thank you Daja!
August 5, 2021
Daja Mayner is remarkable. I m so happy to be able to connect with her.
July 27, 2021
Daja has a way of bringing out what is really bothering me. Allowing me to do so at my own pace. She is very good at what she does!
July 1, 2021
Daja is very personable, understanding, empathetic and friendly. She is so easy to talk to. Every session with her helps me better myself!
June 18, 2021
At a time of crisis and even as I try to start working through the issues Daja is like an angel that calms the soul and the walls start to crumble. Daja is the absolute best therapist I have ever seen!
June 8, 2021
Deja is the best! I have never felt so comfortable, talking to a counselor.
May 21, 2021
My therapist was top-notch and assisting me with dealing with my issues in a safe protective and encouraging environment. This was my last session. The therapy provided to me was life-changing. Will be forever grateful for the counseling received and therapist Daja Mayner.
May 10, 2021
Every moment I spend talking with Daja or Alison is so wonderful. You re office truly has the best clinicians!! I am so happy I chose MindPath. From day one I have felt heard, seen & valued. I reached out in a time of fear & uncertainty & found the support I needed to come back to myself. Thank you all!
April 23, 2021
She helps me process my feelings in a safe non-judgmental environment.
April 15, 2021
Daja made me feel cared for and easy to communicate with.
April 12, 2021
Very understanding a wonderful and easy person to talk to feel comfortable and confident when I leave my appointment. I have two providers there and they both or great people you can tell they are there to help people and listen and make them feel comfortable and safe .
April 8, 2021
Wonderful person, very patient, and a great help.
March 12, 2021
Daja Mayner is just a wonderful person! Very understanding and a wonderful ear for me. I could tell she cares about her people and job.
February 26, 2021
She truly helps me process my feelings. My provider is a very empathetic listener and knows the right questions to ask.
February 12, 2021
We love Daja. She has been so helpful.
February 12, 2021
I m bringing my kids. Daja has been great!
February 8, 2021
She s amazing!
January 26, 2021
Daja, is so easy to talk to! She is a very good counselor! Best one I've had! I do not want to stop seeing her! Deja deserves recognition for her work! I appreciate her!
January 22, 2021
Therapist is extremely knowledgeable and empathetic .
January 11, 2021
Daja has been amazing and helped me get to the root of my trauma! The organization did a great job of transitioning from in person to virtual care.
December 25, 2020
We mesh so well
December 22, 2020
Daja is an excellent provider! She makes me comfortable to speak with her. I appreciate working with Daja.
December 22, 2020
Daja Mayner is the first therapist, maybe the first healthcare provider of any kind, who has treated me with not just professional politeness but real and obvious kindness and respect.
October 30, 2020
Daja has taught me so much. The biggest takeaway: she has given skills to process my feelings and emotions and deal with those feelings and emotions in a more productive manner. After many sessions I feel calmer and more productive in dealing with ongoing issues in my life.
June 9, 2020
I felt very comfortable speaking with my new provider! Daja allowed me to just spill my guts. She listened to hear me and not to respond immediately. She took her time, carefully asking questions in order to help me. So far, I know I have a new counselor and she has a new patient or 5! I say 5 because soon my children will be following my advice and making an appointment with her! As, we need family therapy. As soon as we can get all of our schedules will allow. Daja, came highly recommended! She most definitely did not disappoint me!
May 18, 2020
Daja Mayner is a wonderful and caring therapist! I have recommended her to numerous people seeking therapy. She even helped match me to a medication management person that would fit my personality and needs when I asked her to help me and I expressed my concerns.