Dr. Lorraine Dorfman is a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of Wisconsin. She received her Masters of Science degree in Psychology at the University of Wisconsin and her undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree at Hunter College.
In her thirty years of experience, Dr. Dorfman has been an agency director for Medco Behavioral Care Systems in New Jersey and served varied populations in Philadelphia State Hospital, DePaul Rehabilitation Hospital in Milwaukee, Columbia Hospital Family Center in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Counseling Service, Bristol-Bensalem Mental Health Center, CORA Services in Philadelphia, Lehigh University Counseling Service, Young Women's Christian Association in Manhattan, and Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center in Manhattan. She established the first eating disorder program at Lehigh University and the first program for teen fathers and an Harlem outreach program at 92nd Street Y in upper Manhattan. Dr. Dorfman has taught at the University of Wisconsin and Cedar Crest College.
She has been a presenter for the World Congress on Eating Disorders, Nutrition, and Mental Health; Bucks County Commissioners' Advisory Council for Women; American Psychiatric Association; American Psychological Association; Obsessive Compulsive Association, and many other institutions. Dr. Dorfman continues to present in her areas of expertise.
Dr. Dorfman has authored numerous publications, including Five Essentials to Be Your Best You, Northloop Books, and Head vs. Heart: 3 Steps to Your Best Choice, Northloop Books available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and 25 other booksellers.
Clinical specialties include, but are not limited to:
- Eating disorders
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Parenting skills
- Coping skills
- Behavioral issues
- Women's issues
- Relationships/family and marriage