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. Dorothy has over twenty-five years of experience in child and family therapy, and her areas of expertise include treating emotional, behavioral, educational and relational problems. Dorothy treats many presenting problems, including depression, anxiety, mood disorders, developmental and learning disabilities, and grief from death and divorce. Dorothy is a parishioner of St. Mary’s Church and a candidate for a Masters in Theology degree, and to promote healing and personal growth, she applies a variety of clinical modalities and brings a Catholic understanding of the human person to the process of psychotherapy. She is a member of the South Carolina Society of Clinical Social Workers and the National Association of Social Workers.
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.