Brenda Walker Dillingham
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Brenda Walker Dillingham

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Doctorate of Marriage and Family Therapy, DMFT Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Florida Accepting Online
Updated February 25, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Personality disorders
  • Relationship issues
  • Trauma
  • Mood disorders

Professional statement

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.


Message to clients

Greetings and I am happy you are reading this. My goal is to help you find balance and peace in your life with a greater understanding of who you are and what you want to achieve in life. Whether it is to understand your childhood and how it impacts your relationships today, or how to navigate through the aftermath of being in a hurtful and damaging relationship, I will help you find your way to the best you can be. I can also help you protect yourself currently or going forward by learning about how to deal with those who exhibit narcissistic traits.

I am focused in helping you integrate mind, body, and spirit to become the person you are meant to be. I also help you learn to love yourself and others. The mind, body, and spirit connection has been a major focus most of my life. I have a Master's degree in Metaphysics and I am also a trained therapeutic massage therapist and energy specialist. My degrees in systemic therapy help me integrate a better understanding of how to balance life fully.

I am also a certified Advanced Nutritional and Integrative Medicine for Mental Health Professionals provider which gives me a more holistic approach to further enhance balance of the body, mind, and spirit. It is all connected. I am focused on improving connections.

Earth school has some pretty tough lessons. I can help you learn and recover.


Specialties

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




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Seniors (65+)

Insurance

Brenda Dillingham is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (55min)
  • Initial session: $175 (55min)
  • Couples sessions: $175 (55min)
  • Family sessions: $200 (55min)

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Florida)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
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Work and Education

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


Licensure

Florida: MT3076


Languages

English