Specialties: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety, Personality Disorders, Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and marriage and family problem
Christopher W. Doriani, MA, ACSW, LCSW,
Provides treatment for: adolescents and adults with depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, and personality disorders; couples with poor adjustment to marriage and high conflict couples; family therapy for parent-adolescent conflict and parents struggling with special needs and discipline problems; individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder (both combat and domestic causes of trauma).
Using a variety of therapeutic approaches, Chris seeks to establish warm, supportive relationships with an active and directive personal style, so that clients are equipped with knowledge and skill to reach their goals and able to measure their own progress. Chris is ready to support clients’ desires to strengthen their faith walk and dependence on God as they solve personal and relationship problems.
Chris is a therapist with over 25 years of experience providing services to individuals, couples, and families. Graduate study and continuing education have included training in Family Systems therapies and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Chris began his training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) in 1995 for the treatment of PTSD and phobias and has completed advanced training. He has completed two levels of training in Dialectic Behavior Therapy with nine years of experience in this method which helps promote regulation of emotions and development of relationship skills.
Chris received his Master of Arts in Social Service Administration from the University of Chicago in 1988 and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He has been a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers since 1993. He is a long-time teacher and speaker in churches. Chris is happy veteran of marriage, and he and his wife have raised three children to adulthood.
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