About Me

Hello
My name is Anna. I am a mental health counselor licensed in Florida (MH 17172) where I earned my degree later in life. I began my career working with Single Parent Families and have worked with adults and families since moving back to New York. My clients have come to me with A.D.H.D., Autism, Bi-Polar, Trauma and the issues produced by them. In my nearly twenty years of practice I have worked with many people to assist them to balance their lives and become more productive in their life. I have moved back to New York where I am also requesting a license.

My style is open and empowering. I realize my clients are the experts of their own lives. With respect I help my clients learn and use tools that will put their life back in a happier balance. My approach is designed based on my client's needs. I draw techniques from Solution Focus Therapy, such as what have you already tried; Person- Centered Therapy, where therapy is driven by my clients' needs; Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to balance my client's thoughts with their actions and beliefs; and Psycho-educational Therapy where I teach my clients tools to enrich their lives.

I look forward to helping new clients to balance their lives and find more harmony. Please join me on your path to a better you.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Grief , Self esteem , Bipolar disorder , ADHD , Communication Problems , Life Purpose , Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks , Posttraumatic Stress , Self-Harm , Self-Love

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 20

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LMHC #MH 17172 (Expires: 2023-03-31)


Reviews

Written by K.A. on Jul 21, 2021 after counseling with Anna for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Anna is the best

Written by K.A. on Jul 19, 2021 after counseling with Anna for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, bipolar disorder, and adhd

I've had the pleasure of being paired with Anna Dotey as my counselor. I can't recommend her enough. Great personality and is very understanding and empathetic. She also sees situations from all sides, not just your own. I find that helpful because she's not only deciphering/analyzing my side of the story but also the side of anyone else involved. This can help you if you are still working on yourself and need to understand when you're in the wrong. I feel that I can trust Anna and confide in her with difficulties that I am facing.

Written by R.O. on Jul 16, 2021 after counseling with Anna for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes

Helpful and understanding

Written by D.I. on Jun 09, 2021 after counseling with Anna for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, eating disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Anna is great, she listens to me with attention and helps me to cope with my anxiety. I Appreciate it, thanks!

Written by M.I. on May 11, 2021 after counseling with Anna for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

understanding and compassionate counselor who seems to really know her stuff and stays on top of communication. def recommend

Written by S.T. on Mar 10, 2021 after counseling with Anna for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Deeply useful and bebeficial.

Written by M.A. on Mar 09, 2021 after counseling with Anna for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, and self esteem

very helpful and supportive

Written by N.M. on Nov 16, 2020 after counseling with Anna for 4 months on issues concerning relationship issues

Anna has a wealth of experience and a depth of compassion that make her an incredible counselor.

Written by S.H. on Oct 26, 2020 after counseling with Anna for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd

Great councilor, helped me through some hard time by staying focused

Written by J.A. on Sep 07, 2020 after counseling with Anna for 2 weeks on issues concerning trauma and abuse

Awesome lady, was easy to talk to and she was able to focus me on what I needed to do.

Written by M.I. on Aug 27, 2020 after counseling with Anna for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, grief, and self esteem

I’ve only been working with Anna for a short period of time but I’ve already noticed a change in the way in which I think about/ see different aspects of my life and others have already noticed an improvement also

A very friendly and professional service is provided by Anna and she responds within a reasonable amount of time too which is great. I would definitely recommend

Written by V.E. on Aug 08, 2020 after counseling with Anna for 2 weeks on issues concerning family conflicts

Anna Dotey counsels with compassion, patience and positivity. She’s a great listener and gives solid advice. Ms Dotey responds to my questions with thoughtful insights and gives me ways to work through them.

Written by S.T. on May 21, 2020 after counseling with Anna for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, and stress, anxiety

Anna is an incredibly supportive and attentive councillor. She's always willing to listen and I never feel pressured. Her advice is always useful and I find myself feeling positive after every session. The improvement I've made since our first session is incredible I'm very thankful to Anna for this.

Written by E.S. on May 11, 2020 after counseling with Anna for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, and eating disorders

I am very lucky to be matched with such an experienced compassionate and empathetic counselor. Anna goes over and above many different ways to make me realize a lot and look back reflect and see where things have been misunderstood by myself over my traumas/life events and current mental health issues. I would highly recommend anyone to use this online therapy and to be matched appropriately with the right counselor for everyones individual needs.

Anna has a lot to offer and make you feel at ease speaking and engaging in chats , via text and video.
Thank you :-)

Written by E.D. on May 04, 2020 after counseling with Anna for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, grief, and coping with life changes

I have high regards for Anna, she is a great counselor and is always asking me how i am doing. I am feeling very well in talking to her and I will recommend her to anyone.

Written by M.E. on Apr 27, 2020 after counseling with Anna for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, eating disorders, self esteem, and anger management

I started to work with Ana couple of weeks ago and I already see the result. I started to understand the nature behind people’s behavior. I also like my video sessions with Ana, as she seems to have very strong personality and she is very positive person. I feel that I can go through anything and she is somewhere there ready to listen and help. But the most important thing why I would suggest Ana is that she doesn’t make you feel like you’re patient. Because this is the first time I’m working with the therapy and I was a bit concerned about feeling like something wrong with me. But with Ana I feel like she there just to help me to deal with things and most important to learn.
p.s. Sorry for my English (I am from not English speaking country)

Written by K.A. on Apr 22, 2020 after counseling with Anna for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, eating disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

Anna is a fantastic counsellor. I could just let her know everything and she listens and guids me accordingly. She messages me to make sure I'm okay and follows up on thing I talk about. Would highly recommend her.

Written by M.M. on Jan 05, 2020 after counseling with Anna for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Anna is great. Felt comfortable talking to her since our first session online. I would talk and talk and she would happily listen and guide me accordingly. Aside from the live sessions, she’s always there whenever I message her about a certain thing or whenever I'm caught up in a bad moment. Our goal is to create a plan together to help me reach a more positive outcome in life and I cannot wait for that to happen. Slow and steady but surely will get there.