Doreen Bellini, MA, LMFT
Licensed Marriage, Family, Child Therapist
License Number: LMFT24808-CA | F0000112-OH
Doreen is a licensed Marriage, Family, Child therapist who is licensed in both California and Ohio providing individual, family and marital/relationship counseling for adults, adolescents and children. She has experience with diverse populations in a variety of settings such as hospitals, outpatient clinics, community agencies and private practice.
Doreen has extensive training and experience in areas of depression and anxiety disorders, addictions, codependency, family/parenting issues, marital/relationship issues, infidelity, grief/loss, divorce/co-parenting and life transitions. Doreen’s treatment orientations are cognitive behavioral (CBT), family systems and solution focused brief therapy. Along with providing talk therapy, she will also implement homework and will use art/play therapy.
Doreen likes to form a supportive therapeutic relationship with her clients. She is caring and compassionate as well as interactive in sessions with clients. She uses a very practical, realistic style. Doreen has an open, genuine, direct approach in which together with you, will define the issues, identify your strengths as well as ways that your thinking, behavior or communication patterns are in the way of improving the quality of your life and relationships. Doreen believes it is important to empower her clients to become aware of their strengths, beliefs and personal power.
Therapy is one of the tools which supports people to reveal the answers/solutions within themselves and act upon them in order to make the changes to improve their lives. As a seasoned therapist, Doreen knows that it takes both courage and strength to face our issues, feelings and self. She has a high regard and respect for anyone who enters into therapy. Doreen is both touched and honored when people choose her as their therapist to share their journey with her.
Doreen provides both face to face counseling in her private practice in Escondido as well as teletherapy sessions which can be either telephonic or secure video. Evening appointments are available.