He/Him/HisMaster of Arts (MA) - Clinical Mental Health Counseling Psychologist, PhD Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Dr. Dorian Kondas warmly welcomes individual adults facing many common and uncommon life challenges. Dorian offers video and phone telehealth sessions across the ENTIRE state of Ohio. He additionally offers group therapy online for gay men.
Dorian holds advanced certification in EMDR (listed with EMDRIA) for the treatment of PTSD and other issues including anxiety, compulsions, and chronic pain. With 17 years of work and training, he has sat with, laughed with, cried with, and explored goals for success with a remarkable diversity of individuals. Clients have included many people of color, college and international students, indigenous, queer-identified folx, and survivors of abuse, sexual assault and hate crime. Dorian's training, research, and publications have focused more specifically on LGBT concerns. Dorian is WPATH informed and trained for working with transgender individuals. Folx who seek him out often explore sexuality, polyamory, healthy identity, and succeeding in intimate relationships.
Dorian's specialization in transpersonal or spiritually-informed psychotherapy equips him to work with people from many religious and/or spiritual backgrounds. (Atheists/agnostics also welcome)! He continues to work with survivors of religious and cult abuse. Jungian, Gestalt, Internal Family Systems, and mindfulness-based approaches he commonly uses for both spiritual and non-spiritual concerns. Dorian is certified in Gestalt and Applied Existential Therapy. He has worked with individuals from many traditions, Eastern, Western, Indigenous, Afro-Caribbean, Black protestant, and neopagan.
Dorian received excellent academic and clinical training from Penn State (PhD in Counseling Psychology), University of Pennsylvania, and specialized training working with LGBT military veterans through the Yale School of Medicine (postdoctoral fellow). Dorian earned his Masters in transpersonal (spiritually-informed) counseling psychology Buddhist-inspired Naropa University. He holds a BA in religious studies.
LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Racism, oppression, and discrimination - Exploring how racism, oppression, and discrimination impacts one’s life, including relationships, work life, and self-esteem; growing self-care practices to combat the negative emotions that arise when faced with identity-based adverse experiences
Spirituality & religion - Exploring beliefs and practices related to meaning, existence, and spiritual health and healing; enjoying a deeper felt connection with the spiritual dimension of one's life
This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Years of Experience: 17 years
Veterans Adminstration , Yale Postdoctoral Fellow, 2015 - 2016
University of Pennsylvania, Predoctoral Intern, 2014 - 2015
Penn State, PhD in Counseling Psychology, 2015
Naropa University , Masters in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology , 2006
The gay men's psychotherapy group is for ALL adult (18+) gay men who may be a good fit for the goals of the group.