Dorinda Wiseman, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in California

Dorinda Wiseman, LCSW

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My innate gift is to help people. I obtained the necessary education, continuing education and training and experienced various opportunities to be a humble helper to those seeking services/treatment.

I believe an individual is the ultimate expert on their personal value and life purpose. Sometimes getting to know what that is, may need some assistance from an unbiased party. I am an active listener and I believe in finding the opportunities for improvement. I work collaboratively with you towards those goals.

My approach to counseling and therapy is eclectic. I have utilized Motivational Interviewing, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person/Family-Centered, Strength-Based and Narrative Therapy modalities.

I firmly believe every person has the ability to be, "The Best Person They Want to Be." Sometimes, it takes stepping out and asking for assistance to get some help along the way.

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I am licensed through the California Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA)/Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS).

I have over two and a half decades of experience in Social Work, including direct services, policy, advocacy and clinical practice. I have worked on a variety of issues related to interpersonal relationships, personal growth and development, behavioral health and overcoming personal challenges and system barriers.

Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • Alcohol Or Drug Use/Addictions
  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Career
  • Criminal Justice Involvement
  • Depression
  • Grief & Loss
  • Law Enforcement/First Responders
  • Men's Issues
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Race-Based Traumatic Stress (RBTS)
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Trauma & Ptsd
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy

Community Specialties

  • Black
  • Single Parents
  • Veterans

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$100.00 - $250.00
Sliding Scale
Yes
Pay By
Credit Card, American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
5
License(s)
License #
state
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
LCSW 79460
California
Graduate School(s)
Degree
Year Graduated
University of California at Berkeley
Master of Social Welfare
2002