Dorissa Hickey, Psy.D., LLP, received her doctorate and master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. She completed her post-doctoral fellowship at The University of Michigan. Dr. Hickey loves working with young adults and professionals who are hesitant to step out of old comforts and are frustrated with their current circumstances, encouraging them to slowly take risks and transform their way of thinking, living, and being. She has experience with emotion management, life transitions and adjustments, occupational difficulties, relational distress, and eating and body image concerns.
Dr. Hickey focuses on using a cognitive-behavioral framework that is process and person-centered while incorporating evidence-based practices such as ACT and DBT. She enjoys assisting her clients navigating intra and interpersonal discovery, supporting them in embracing uncertainty even though living in fear or avoidance may seem easier, providing temporary relief. Dr Hickey helps her clients identify and maximize their strengths, deepen their skills and manage challenges effectively, allowing space for growth.