Brenda Walker Dillingham
She/Her/HersDoctorate of Marriage and Family Therapy, DMFT Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Dr. Brenda W. Dillingham is a licensed Couples, Marriage, and Family Therapist in the state of Florida. Dr. Dillingham specializes in helping victims of narcissistic abuse and draws from personal experience as well as ongoing training and research in the topic of narcissism and the different types. Dr. Dillingham understands the trauma and pain caused by being involved with a person demonstrating traits of NPD. Whether a parent, spouse, child or other relationship, the result is similar as far as the psychological damage from being in these types of relationships. Dr. Dillingham is a systemic therapist, with a deeper understanding of family dynamics which is key to working through relational issues, whether involving a person with NPD or other psychological concerns. Dr. Dillingham focuses on restoring the client to a balance of mind, body, and spirit fully integrating many modalities to achieve this.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Personality disorders - Support reducing emotional suffering and addressing relationship challenges
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Mood disorders - Clinical depression, persistent depression, bipolar disorder, and other mood disorders that cause disturbances in the client's mood, causing mood swings, restless sleep, and/or elevated mood
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Years of Experience: 12 years
Private Practice, Doctor of Marriage and Family Therapy, 2015 - 2021
Integrative Medicine for Mental Health, CIMMH, 2020
University of Louisiana at Monroe, PhD Marriage and Family Therapy, 2019
Capella University, MS Marriage and Family Therapy, 2012