Doris Willey, Marriage And Family Therapist

Doris Willey


What You'll Learn About Doris Willey

You're Not Alone: Finding Healing and Hope with Doris Willey

Doris Willey is a dedicated and compassionate therapist who believes in the power of human connection and the resilience of the human spirit.

With a desire to work with individuals, couples, and families, she offers a safe and supportive environment for clients to explore their thoughts, emotions, and experiences.

Her collaborative approach, rooted in empathy and authenticity, allows clients to feel seen, heard and understood as they embark on their journey towards healing and personal growth.

Life is Full of Challenges & Joys

Life is a journey filled with challenges, joys, and opportunities for growth.

Along this path, we encounter moments that test our resilience and moments that bring us clarity and understanding.

In these experiences, having a guiding hand and a supportive presence can make all the difference.

Doris would love to provide that guiding hand, a professional who brings a unique and loving approach to therapy.

For instance, she may use cognitive-behavioral therapy to help individuals manage stress or family systems therapy to improve communication within families.

She is dedicated to helping individuals, couples, and families navigate life’s complexities and find meaning and healing along the way.

Support and Understanding: You're NOT Alone!

Doris Willey believes that no one should face life’s challenges alone.

She works with clients to explore their thoughts, emotions, and experiences with compassion and empathy, creating a safe and secure environment.

Whether it’s everyday stressors or deep-rooted issues, she provides a space for clients to express themselves and gain a deeper understanding of their difficulties, fostering a sense of trust and comfort.

Harnessing Strengths for Healing

Central to Doris’s therapeutic philosophy is the belief that every individual possesses unique strengths that can be harnessed for healing and growth.

She helps clients identify and develop these strengths through evidence-based approaches into tools that promote healing and resilience.

With her guidance, clients are encouraged and empowered to reach their highest potential and confidently overcome obstacles, instilling a sense of hope and inspiration.

Personalized Roadmaps to Healing

One of the critical aspects of Doris’s approach is her collaborative style.

She understands that each person’s journey is unique and works closely with clients to create personalized roadmaps to healing.

By fostering trust, collaboration, and authenticity in the therapeutic relationship, she ensures that clients feel seen, heard, and understood throughout their journey.

This collaborative approach empowers clients and makes them active participants in their healing process.

Bridging Gaps and Strengthening Bonds

Doris’s extensive experience working with individuals, couples, and families has equipped her with a deep understanding of relational dynamics.

Whether bridging gaps between parents and their children or strengthening bonds in couples, she provides a safe and supportive environment for healing and growth.

Her expertise allows her to offer answers, healing, and hope to those in need.

Embracing Continuous Growth

Doris’s commitment to her clients extends beyond the therapy room.

In her free time, she actively seeks opportunities for personal and professional growth, enriching her practice and benefiting those she works with.

Her interests in family, music, cooking, and learning about others reflect her approach to life and therapy.

Finding Light in Dark Moments

Life can be challenging, and moments of darkness, such as depression, anxiety, trauma, and despair, are real.

However, Doris wants you to know that help is available and hope is real.

With her guidance and support, clients can navigate these dark moments, find light, and reclaim their sense of well-being.

If you need more than weekly therapy and a more Intensive Outpatient Program, she can help you too.

In conclusion, Doris Willey’s therapeutic approach is rooted in empathy, collaboration, and a deep commitment to helping clients find healing and hope.

You’re not alone on this journey; with Doris by your side, you can find the healing and resilience you seek.

Want to work with Doris?

Here are some suggestions for clients who are considering hiring Doris as their therapist:

1. Research and Familiarize Yourself: Take some time to research her therapeutic approach, and areas of expertise. 

Familiarize yourself with her style of therapy and determine if it aligns with your needs, goals and preferences.

2. The Initial Appointment: The initial appointment with Doris is a significant and valuable step in your therapeutic journey. 

It’s an opportunity to discuss your concerns, goals, and expectations for therapy. 

It also allows you to understand Doris’s personality and approach and, most importantly, how comfortable you feel working with her. 

This initial meeting is crucial to the process as it helps you decide if her approach and style align with your needs and preferences.

3. Ask Questions: Don’t hesitate to ask any questions you may have during your assessment or subsequent sessions. 

Clarify doubts about the therapeutic process, confidentiality, fees, scheduling, and other relevant therapy aspects.

4. Be Open and Honest: Honesty and openness are crucial to progress in therapy. 

Be willing to openly share your thoughts, feelings, and experiences. 

Trusting the therapeutic process and being transparent can facilitate meaningful growth and healing.

5. Set Realistic Goals: Work collaboratively together to establish realistic and achievable goals for therapy. 

These goals should be specific, measurable, and relevant to your concerns. 

Clear objectives can guide the therapeutic process and track your progress over time.

6. Commit to the Process: Therapy is a journey that requires commitment and consistency. But it’s not just about showing up. 

It’s about actively engaging in therapeutic work during and between sessions. 

Completing homework assignments or practicing skills learned in therapy can enhance the effectiveness of the process, making you an integral part of your healing journey and feeling valued in the process.

7. Provide Feedback: Feedback is valuable in your therapeutic journey. 

It helps to identify what’s working well and what could be improved. 

This communication ensures that therapy remains beneficial and aligned with your evolving needs and goals.

8. Practice Self-Care: Prioritize self-care activities that promote your well-being outside therapy sessions. 

This can include engaging in hobbies, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, connecting with supportive friends and family, and practicing relaxation techniques.

By following these suggestions, clients can maximize their experience and benefits from working with Doris Willey as their therapist.


Lets face it, who likes to talk about their crap with other people? 

If you’re like most clients, you’re used to being judged despite hearing so many people talk about non judgment and when you do open up, it seems like the more you share, the less likely you are to get compassion. 

We’ve worked our butts off to create a clinic where the unfiltered, real you, can show up and heal, so dammit give therapy a chance

We love the unfiltered real you, let’s heal together. – Utah Family Therapy Team