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Director of the Bette D. Harris Clinic & Community Programs
Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy — Drexel University
M.S. in Marriage and Family Therapy — Drexel University
B.S. in Family Science — University of Maryland-College Park
I Treat
5-10 Years Old
Young Adult
Couple & Marriage
Interracial Couples
Issues I Treat
Family of Origin Issues
Child-Parent Attachment Issues
Racism Issues
Adult Children & Parent Relationship Issues
Emotion Regulation Issues
Couples Conflict
Parenting Issues
Caregiver Issues
Divorce Impact on Children
Cognitive Flexibility / Executive Functioning
Anxiety Disorders
Spirituality / Religion
Premarital Counseling
Sibling Issues
College (Transition to)
Cultural Transition / Immigration Issues
Depression / Mood Disorders
Job Loss
Aging Issues
Life Stage Transitions
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) & Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Parenthood (Transition to)
Postpartum Depression
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
School Refusal
School Stress
Step or Blended Families
Stress Management
Substance Abuse
Women's Issues
Therapists in Therapy
Work / Life Balance
Workplace Issues
Types of Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Couple Therapy
Emotion Focused Therapy
Family Therapy
Narrative Therapy
Relational Cultural Therapy

Dr. Winley works children and their families, individuals and couples with conflict. Dr. Winley has a passion for and commitment to working with children dealing with emotional and behavioral regulation difficulties, low self-esteem and identity development. Trained in Attachment Based Family Therapy, she seeks to repair attachment ruptures between children and parents and helping parents gain understanding into their child’s emotional developmental stage. Additionally, Dr. Winley works with families, individuals and couples to resolve conflicts, life transition issues and overall stress management.

In all these contexts, her understanding and sensitivity to multiculturalism and its impact on the therapeutic process is a major part of her work. Dr. Winley has worked in diverse communities and embraces the unique backgrounds each of her clients comes from. Her therapeutic approach includes incorporating several schools of therapy and tailoring interventions to best fit her clients. She is a member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT).

Recent Publications

Winley, D. M., Ogbaselase, F. , Kodish, T. , Okunrounmu, E. and Krauthamer Ewing, E. S. (2016), Attachment‐Based Family Therapy for Teen Suicidality Complicated by a History of Sexual Trauma. Aust N Z J Fam Ther, 37: 177-189. doi:10.1002/anzf.1150

Clinical Excellence Award
AAMFT Minority Fellowship Recipient
Insurance Accepted
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Self Pay
Out of Network Reimbursement