“Healing happens when we find peace in difficult life circumstances.”
Daryl Handlin uses such methods as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to assist those with mental health and addiction disorders.
Language(s) - English
As an integrated behaviorist, Daryl Handlin empowers others to unhook from and accept difficult thoughts, experiences, and health conditions and pivot towards meaningful change, in collaboration with the medical team at Waverly.
Therapy approaches are pliable and tailored to the individual, informed by evidence-based modalities including Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
Mr. Handlin’s vast life experiences influence his practice, “My creative interests and diverse professional and personal life journeys help me guide others with their unique circumstances towards living their best lives.”
Mr. Handlin and his wife, who works in public education, have two adult daughters. He enjoys music, visual arts, festivals, outdoor activities, travel, and his two cats.
MA, Social Work: Clinical Concentration and Evidence-Based Specialization, University of Chicago, 2007; Bachelor of General Studies in Psychology and Social Work, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, 2005; Bachelor of Fine Arts-Music, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, 1995
Over 12 years of experience as a practicing clinician. The Corvallis Clinic, 2017 - ; Clinical Director, Mental Health Association, Wichita, KS, 2016-2017; Senior Social Worker/Mental Health Court, Comcare of Sedgwick County, Wichita, KS, 2007-2016
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certificate in Integrated Behavioral Health and Primary Care
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Comments From Patients
I really enjoy my visits with Dr Handlin, he listens to my point of view and has suggestions on how to work my treatment in my every day life.
Dr. Handlin is kind, welcoming and supportive. He listens carefully and without judgment to my concerns, and responds with compassion and insight. Dr. H. easily recalls details and outcomes from our previous sessions, and I believe he is invested in my well-being. I look forward to our visits and have highly recommended seeing him to my friends.
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