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Dennis Doke, MS

Licensed Professional Counselor located in Southlake, TX

About Dennis

Dennis Doke, MS, is a licensed professional counselor (LPC-S) and a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT-S) at Dr. Messina & Associates in Southlake, Texas. He specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and works with pre-adolescents, adolescents, adults, and couples. Dennis’ professional licenses designates him to provide training and supervision to Master’s level clinicians pursuing licensure in the state of Texas.

For 16 years, Dennis worked in a psychiatric hospital and in a private practice providing therapy for patients suffering from various emotional disorders, including anxiety, stress, depression, bipolar disorder, addiction, and psychosis. He continues to find satisfaction by helping people feel empowered to explore and discover ways to cope with their life issues.

Over the past 13 years, Dennis conducted child custody evaluations. He saw the impact divorce and breakups have on the parents and on their children. Dennis wants to help hurting couples find healing or restoration in their relationship, and if they have children, to help them provide a stable home to raise and protect their children.

Dennis shows respect, sensitivity, and compassion to each person in therapy. He is married to his high school sweetheart, and they have adult sons, daughters-in-law, and grandchildren. He knows that creating fulfilling relationships takes work and patience to maintain a healthy balance with oneself, with a partner, and with children as they continue to transition through life’s stages.

Based on his ministry background, years of pastoral counseling, and three decades in the mental health field as a licensed therapist, Dennis understands that life and relationships are fragile. He believes it is worth the effort to focus on oneself as a complex individual, and on the relationships that enrich one’s life.

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Dennis Doke, MS, is a licensed professional counselor (LPC-S) and a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT-S) at Dr. Messina & Associates in Southlake, Texas. He specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and works with pre-adolescents, adolescents, adults, and couples. Dennis’ professional licenses designates him to provide training and supervision to Master’s level clinicians pursuing licensure in the state of Texas.

For 16 years, Dennis worked in a psychiatric hospital and in a private practice providing therapy for patients suffering from various emotional disorders, including anxiety, stress, depression, bipolar disorder, addiction, and psychosis. He continues to find satisfaction by helping people feel empowered to explore and discover ways to cope with their life issues.

Over the past 13 years, Dennis conducted child custody evaluations. He saw the impact divorce and breakups have on the parents and on their children. Dennis wants to help hurting couples find healing or restoration in their relationship, and if they have children, to help them provide a stable home to raise and protect their children.

Dennis shows respect, sensitivity, and compassion to each person in therapy. He is married to his high school sweetheart, and they have adult sons, daughters-in-law, and grandchildren. He knows that creating fulfilling relationships takes work and patience to maintain a healthy balance with oneself, with a partner, and with children as they continue to transition through life’s stages.

Based on his ministry background, years of pastoral counseling, and three decades in the mental health field as a licensed therapist, Dennis understands that life and relationships are fragile. He believes it is worth the effort to focus on oneself as a complex individual, and on the relationships that enrich one’s life.


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