Victoria McDougald is currently leading the intensive outpatient program for adults in our Center City Philadelphia location. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Rutgers University and her Master of Social Work Degree from Rutgers Graduate School of Social Work.
In addition to being an IOP therapist, Victoria also has a private practice in Philadelphia and Skippack where she works with children, adolescents and adults dealing with depression, anxiety and trauma. Victoria completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Advanced Studies in Trauma Counseling at Philadelphia University, a Massage Therapy Certificate from Health Choices Massage School and Holistic Institute and a Body/Mind Studies Certificate from The Transpersonal Center for Body Mind Studies. She is nationally certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Victoria also earned her M-RAS, Master’s Level Registered Addiction Specialist Certification through the Breining Institute.
Victoria utilizes Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Movement, Experiential Exercises and Body Mind techniques in treatment. She has been in clinical practice with children, adolescents and adults for the last 18 years. Victoria works collaboratively with clients to prioritize forming a safe, trusting alliance as a foundation to work together in healing, growth and achieving their desired change.