Carol Dodgen

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

Verified by Psychology Today
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(361) 444-2301

Carol Dodgen

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

Austin, TX 78751
(361) 444-2301

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About

The purpose of therapy is generally straight forward. Individuals seek professional help when conflict in their world causes pain. In the counseling session, clients share their concerns and therapists share their training and professional experience . I believe that it is my responsibility to provide a safe place where clients can talk about their thoughts, feelings and experiences in a non-judgmental atmosphere. My approach is interactive, validating, compassionate and collaborative. Depending on the client and/or the specific situation, I work from a variety of perspectives.
My methods of practice include: Relational (discovery through the therapeutic relationship), Existential (a here-and-now focus), Cognitive-Behavioral (developing concrete action plans), Psychodynamic (how events from your past continue to effect your life in the present), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (learning to find balance and possibilites between the extremes).
I have over 20 years of experience working with individuals and groups in mental health and chemical dependency treatment settings. I currently provide individual psychotherapy, DBT Skills Groups (addressing Mindfulness, Emotion Regulation, Interpersonal Effectiveness and Distress Tolerance), and clinical supervision to other mental health professionals. Evening hours available.

Finances

  • Session Fee: $110 per session
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Medicare
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • License: Texas / 23520
  • School: University of Texas at Austin
  • Year Graduated: 1993

Location

Austin, TX 78751
(361) 444-2301

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Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Addiction
Issues
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Bi-polar, Borderline, Self-Injury
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Grief
  • Parenting
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
Mental Health
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Gay Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Existential
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Group

Nearby Areas

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Last Modified: 30 Nov 2022
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Carol Dodgen

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW