Doug has worked in a variety of professional settings over the last 13 years including private practice, domestic violence shelters, an adolescent treatment center, and university counseling centers.
His areas of specialty work include anxiety and depression as well as a specific focus on trauma and abuse. He has worked with both victims and perpetrators of domestic violence and this work included anger and abuse issues, co-dependency issues, assertiveness skills, relationship issues as well as numerous others. He has also done extensive work with individuals suffering from anxiety attacks and other related issues. He is a strong generalist who frequently works with individuals with depression, relationship issues, and communication issues.
Doug is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. He works primarily from an Interpersonal Process standpoint but also integrates complimentary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
B.S. Psychology - Southern Nazarene University - Bethany Oklahoma, 1995
M.A. Counseling Psychology - Oklahoma City University - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1997
Ph.D. Counseling Psychology - Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, Oklahoma, 2013
License, Certifications & Awards
Licensed Psychologist #1353
Predoctoral Internship - Ball State University
Professional Activities and Memberships
Member of the American Psychological Association