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Postdoctoral Clinical Scholar Fellow
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
10-15 Years Old
Couple & Marriage
Issues I Treat
Family of Origin Issues
Emotion Regulation Issues
Child Behavioral Problems
Child-Parent Attachment Issues
Couples Conflict
Depression / Mood Disorders
Divorce Impact on Children
School Stress
Sibling Issues
Stress Management
Women's Issues
Spirituality / Religion
Anxiety Disorders
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) & Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Parenting Issues
Adoption Issues
Adult Children & Parent Relationship Issues
College (Transition to)
Cultural Transition / Immigration Issues
Divorce / Marital Separation / Post-Divorce Adjustment
Life Stage Transitions
Mediation / Conflict Resolution
Midlife (Transitions in)
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Racism Issues
Sexual Issues
Types of Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Couple Therapy
Emotion Focused Therapy
Family Therapy
Narrative Therapy
Relational Cultural Therapy

Dr. Winley works with families, individuals, couples and children and adolescents. 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).

Published Works

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