Therapist Tori

Therapist Tori Hello, my name is Tori (Victoria) Dorsey and I provide counseling services to individuals, couples, I Graduated from UT Austin in 1996.
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My specialty is working with couples and individuals as well as adolescents. I operate primarily from a Family Systems & Solutions-focused perspective. I obtained a Masters in Counseling in November 2005 from The Episcopal Seminary of the Southwest. I am currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Advanced Human Behavior with Capella University. My style is interpersonal, direct, honest, & genuine. I provide sp

ecific examples and analogies that invite clients to entertain a perspective that is different from their own. I exemplify strengths and refute character flaws from becoming global meanings that block growth and progress in life.

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June is National Men's Health Month, and that doesn't just mean taking care of your physical health—it's also about making sure you're mentally healthy. 40% of men have never spoken to anyone about mental health, but doing so can be life-saving. If you're curious about giving therapy a try, we've got you. Reach out today to learn more. vdorseytherapy.com

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ADHD and ADD are actually two names for the same disorder. ADD is an outdated term, and today, ADHD is the accepted moniker whether the person who has the condition exhibits hyperactive behaviors or not. If you're showing symptoms of ADHD, we've got you. Reach out to us today to set up an appointment with one of our mental health professionals. vdorseytherapy.com

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Drawing isn't just a great creative outlet—it's also an effective way to de-stress and slow down. If you've been drawing or coloring for stress relief, let's see it! Drop your own favorite artwork in the comments (and reach out to us if you need more help with lowering your stress levels). vdorseytherapy.com

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Setting boundaries is more easily said than done, but practice makes perfect. Check out this article to learn more about steps that you can take to draw your line in the sand:

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Learning how to control your anger can go a long way in making your home a happier place, but it can be tough to know where to start. Reach out to us today to set up an appointment with a counselor who can give you action steps to control your anger. vdorseytherapy.com

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This Memorial Day, we salute the heroes who sacrificed their lives for our freedom and values. Let’s express our heartfelt gratitude to those who have selflessly served our Nation.

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When you're running from one item on your to-do list to the next, it can be tough to find the time to deal with your emotions. Share with us: what emotion are you stifling right now? What's a healthy way you can express yourself so that you can begin to move forward? vdorseytherapy.com

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Self care isn't just about pedicures and bubble baths—it's also about checking in with yourself and doing the hard work necessary to live your best life. Schedule an appointment with us today to get started. vdorseytherapy.com

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It can be super difficult to keep it together when you're feeling anxious at work, and we're here to help. Reach out to us today to set up an appointment with a counselor.

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If you're struggling with self-image, you know that your inner voice can make it tough to keep your head up. Reach out to us today to schedule an appointment with a qualified counselor who can help you see all the good you have to offer. vdorseytherapy.com

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Taking care of yourself goes far beyond working out and taking bubble baths (no shade—we love those too). Prioritizing your mental health is key to feeling your best. Reach out to us today to schedule an appointment with a therapist. vdorseytherapy.com

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If you feel like its tough for you to follow the thought process of your partner with ADD or ADHD, you're not alone. Check out these tips for helping you and your partner understand one another.

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Stuck at a crossroads? You're not alone, and it can help to talk it through with someone who gets it. Reach out to us today to schedule an appointment with a qualified counselor to help you figure out your next steps. vdorseytherapy.com

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If you find yourself scrolling on your phone, binging TV, or doing other activities to avoid feeling your feelings, you're not alone—and we can help. Reach out today to set up an appointment with a qualified therapist. vdorseytherapy.com

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You don't have to figure out how to manage grief on your own. Reach out today—we're here to help. vdorseytherapy.com

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These practical strategies can teach you or your clients to become mentally strong through practice, discipline, & hard work.

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Stop letting the voice in your head be your worst enemy. Reach out to us today to set up an appointment with a qualified counselor who can help you stop the negativity cycle. vdorseytherapy.com

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When you're living with depression, it's important to talk to someone who gets it. Reach out to us today to schedule your first appointment with one of our trained therapists.

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Panic attacks can strike at any time, and having grounding strategies in your mental health toolkit can help. Check out this article to learn more about how to calm your mind and body when panic strikes.

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Is your stress management toolkit feeling a little light lately? Working with a qualified counselor can help you develop the coping mechanisms necessary to thrive in day to day life. Reach out to us today to schedule an appointment.

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03/11/2024

Vulnerability is a learned skill, and taking steps to improve your ability to be vulnerable can give a boost to the emotional intimacy in your relationship. Learn some key how-to steps here.

Emotional intimacy is the foundation of any solid relationship. Here are a few things you can do to improve the connection you have with your partner.

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6633 E Highway 290, Ste 112
Austin, TX
78723

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 8pm
Tuesday 9am - 8pm
Wednesday 9am - 8pm
Thursday 9am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 12pm

Telephone

+15127865890

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