Rachel Dore, Psy.D
Dr. Rachel Dore is a scholar-practitioner and licensed Clinical Psychologist. Originally from the Midwest, Dr. Dore received her undergraduate Psychology degree at Loyola University New Orleans. She completed 5 years of full-time residency training on the East Coast, where she earned both Masters and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology, with a concentration in School Psychology, from the Institute of Graduate Clinical Psychology at Widener University. Dr. Dore’s areas of clinical scholarship and expertise include: applied psychology, psychological assessment, and evidence-informed intervention.
Dr. Dore’s previous professional activity includes distinguished clinical leadership, training, and program implementation at a renowned 58-bed Eating Disorder residential treatment facility. She has been recognized for the creativity she brings to the development and oversight of core curriculum and specialty programming initiatives. She has worked closely with leaders in the field to develop multidisciplinary treatment protocols that are consonant with the latest research and best practice standards. She has provided Expert Supervision and training to affiliated outpatient facilities across the East Coast to promote best practice and quality of care.
Dr. Dore infuses her prowess in evidence-based practice into her clinical work. She has experience in treating dual-diagnoses clients, mood disorders, and trauma. Dr. Dore’s theoretical orientation is an eclectic blend of principles from CBT, DBT, ACT, Emotion-Focused-Family Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Relational Cultural Therapy. She is skilled in utilizing her clinical acumen to enhance motivation, provide psycho-education, and facilitate therapeutic learning opportunities to foster insight, self-efficacy, and transformation. Happily settled on the West Coast, Dr. Dore joins the Center for Discovery Team as the proud Program Director of the Newport Beach facility.