Counseling, Therapy, & Advanced Body Oriented Treatments

For anxiety, depression, PTSD, phobias, overcoming difficult life events & situations,

and achieving more in life.


Blending Advanced Clinical Approaches

I have collected many powerful psychotherapeutic techniques over the years, and I would like to try to explain in simple terms when and how I use them. (Without overwhelming you with a lot of incomprehensible jargon.)

You see, in my experience, I have found that there are many effective treatments out there, but they don’t all work on everybody all the time. To get consistently positive results I have learned that you have to choose the right technique at the right time for a particular client, and then use it in a way that is suited for that particular client.

I assess every client strategically to determine his or her needs, then design a flexible program based on my findings. Below is a list of some of the techniques I use with a short explanation and a link to a page with more information. These pages also contain useful links to books, articles, and studies when available.

EMDR west patient in therapy


EMDR is an evidence-based treatment that was initially used to speed the recovery of emotional difficulties arising after difficult and traumatic life events. As a certified EMDR therapist, I am always looking for ways of fitting this powerful technique into the process.

Clinical Hypnosis

Clinical hypnosis can accelerate treatment when used properly and can help teach a person to use their mind more effectively. It is especially useful with unwanted habits, sleep difficulties, and anxiety issues.

Supportive Psychotherapy

Supportive Psychotherapy is important as a foundation for all the therapies listed here. I am trained and skilled in a type of psychodynamic psychotherapy based on object relations theory.

Success Coaching

Success coaching is different from therapy in that therapy helps clients get over symptoms (like anxiety or depression); Coaching helps them reach goals and achieve higher levels of success in their lives. Anyone who has ever achieved anything great has had a coach or a mentor to guide them into higher levels of excellence. Of course, coaching can happen in the context of therapy and therapy can happen in the context of coaching.

Doric George working with a client of success coaching

The Breathwork Experience

The breathwork experience can be used in certain situations with any of the above therapies to enhance the effectiveness; it can also be used by itself. By itself, it is a very high potency emotional experience that, in my opinion, is not for everyone.

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Doric George MA, LMFT, LPCC, Certified EMDR Therapist, Counseling, Psychotherapy, & Advanced Body Oriented Therapy