Dorit Reichental, MA holds a masters degree in Clinical Psychology and is a Certified ICF Life Coach, and founder of RelationshipWorks™ Life Coaching, LLC. She is a partner at The Conversation Group and a member of The Association of Partners of Sex Addicts Trauma Specialists (APSATS), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the professional training, certification, public education, research, and advocacy for sex addiction-induced trauma.
Dorit developed her passionate, multi-disciplined approach after years in the mental health field, both as a patient advocate and as an executive administrator at Planned Parenthood of Connecticut and later at the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Greenville, SC. In 1991, she co-founded Anne’s Place, Home of I CAN, a cancer support service agency in Connecticut.
Using a unique combination of Imago Relationship Coaching, Emotionally-Focused Couples Therapy, and Sensorimotor Trauma Therapy, Dorit helps couples and families gain understanding, empathic communication, connection, resiliency, and restored trust. She works closely with a team of professionals and experts in the field of sexual addiction to identify and address the unique needs of those suffering as a result of sexual addiction in their relationship.
In 2004, as Executive Director of NAMI Greenville, Dorit initiated and led a mental health task force with community officials to combat an emerging mental health crisis that successfully worked together to increase the number of psychiatric beds, expand community mental health services, and promote the communities first psychiatric residency program.
Most recently, Dorit has become passionately involved in counseling, supporting, and advocating for homeless youth as a board member and volunteer at Safe Place for Youth in Los Angeles.
Dorit received her bachelor's degree from Western Connecticut State University and her master's degree from Antioch University.