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William Dougherty

  • Pennsylvania
  • Provides confidential online counseling through BetterHelp

About William Dougherty's service

William Dougherty is an experienced therapist with a passion for helping others. With a background in psychology, he has been working in the mental health field since 1998. Throughout his career, William has held various positions in organizations such as Special Equestrians, Lenape Valley Foundation, Thomas Jefferson University, Catholic Charities, and his own private practice. He has worked with individuals, couples, and adolescents dealing with addiction, anxiety, career, and relationship issues. William believes in creating a safe and client-centered environment where individuals can gain insight and make positive changes in their lives. He draws from various therapeutic modalities including Narrative Therapy, Humanistic Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Motivational Enhancement Therapy, Trauma Informed Therapy, and Systems Theory. With his post-modern perspective, William encourages clients to be mindful of the stories they tell themselves and utilize their strengths to bring about lasting and meaningful change. He is dedicated to helping individuals discover their true potential and create a better reality for themselves and others. William holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology/English Literature from Arcadia University, a Master’s Degree in Clinical/Counseling Psychology from La Salle University, and various certifications and licenses in counseling and addiction treatment.

Areas of Focus and Specialization

Additional areas

Therapeutic approaches

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Years in practice

16 years

NPI number


License Details

PA LPC PC006310, NJ LPC 37PC00408700


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