Counseling Services at St Mary's
Dorothy Whalen, MSW, LISW – CP
Caritas Counseling Services, LLC
Dorothy Whalen is a Licensed Independent Social Worker who works with children, adolescents, families, adults and couples. With over thirty years of clinical experience in outpatient and inpatient settings, Dorothy’s areas of expertise include treating emotional, behavioral educational and relational problems. Dorothy treats many presenting problems including depression, anxiety, developmental and learning disabilities, grief and divorce. Dorothy is a parishioner at St. Mary’s and has a Master of Arts in Theology. To promote growth and healing Dorothy applies a variety of clinical modalities and brings a Catholic spirituality and understanding of the human person to the process of psychotherapy. She is completing a graduate level program to become a certified, Catholic Spiritual Director.
Caritas Counseling Services, LLC, is not a ministry of the parish; it is an independent agency through which Dorothy offers counseling services under her own professional credentials.