I am a licensed marriage and family therapist in Missouri providing counseling regarding emotional, relational, career, and spiritual concerns. While my passion is marriage counseling, I have worked well with individual adults, teens, children, and families. It has been my privilege to work with a variety of ages regarding marriage/family/parenting concerns, peer pressure, anger management, anxiety disorders, learning disabilities, social awkwardness, bullying, self-esteem, depression, motivation, grief, moral character, life calling, and career exploration. I work from a Family Systems Theory perspective that integrates well with various modalities. I have been trained in play therapy and Cognitive/Behavioral techniques that are highly effective with children. It is my goal to have a positive impact on others by challenging them to reach for their highest potential in life.
Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Dependent Personality, Divorce and Separation, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Fertility Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hoarding, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
MO LMFT 2020010321
Dorie is very helpful for me when I get tunnel vision. She offers perspective and solutions that i am unable to see when I'm upset.
Written on Oct 20, 2023 after therapy with Dorie for 4 months on issues concerning intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, self esteem, coping with life changes, and coaching
I like Dorie because of her experience in the areas I am dealing with. She is helpful and honest and straightforward. She offers helpful tools for me to practice in my everyday life to overcome my struggles.
Written on Oct 16, 2023 after therapy with Dorie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and coping with life changes
Dorie is warm, caring, compassionate and easy to talk too.
Written on Aug 25, 2023 after therapy with Dorie for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, and trauma and abuse
Dorie is amazing and she gives me
Such hope for the future
Written on Aug 20, 2023 after therapy with Dorie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, anger management, and bipolar disorder
I highly recommend Dorie.
Written on Aug 20, 2023 after therapy with Dorie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Dori is great. Super knowledgeable and easy to speak with.
Written on Jul 14, 2023 after therapy with Dorie for 5 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, and parenting issues