Doors of Growth Counseling

Where Humanity Matters Most!!

Trusted Providers

I receive absolutely no incentives, monetary or otherwise, from any provider or service I recommend.  It is either providers I have personally used for myself or family and/or referred others to and they have shared about their positive experience. 


  • Meg Clark Soriano & Her Team For Couples Counseling

          (856) 985-9091

  • Clyde Boucher for Couples Counseling

         (609) 546-3907



Family Doctors (willing to engage in Collaborative Care):

  • Dr. McAndrew Inspira Clarksboro.

      Truly cannot say enough wonderful things about this doctor and his team! Dr. McAndrew always goes above and                  beyond for his patients. 

  • Dr. Rivell Cooper Health Turnersville.

      Another wonderful provider that goes above and beyond for her patients.


  • Clarity Care- Always willing to collaborate on patient care.
  • Dr. Dara-
  • CHOP-
  • When I meet a prescriber that believes in minimal medication, safe prescribing practices and collaborative care I will add to list.  

Reiki & Energy Healing:

  • Carman & Cleo                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                


  • The Reiki Dream- Marissa Mongan                                                                                                           




Trauma & ADHD

Advocate For Yourself

I also strongly suggest ruling out any underlying medical issues with your primary care doctor.  Discuss with your PCP the role of Vitamin D, Thyroid, (most especially a Thyroid Antibody), Inflammation (C-Reactive Protein), Hormones (Testosterone, Estradiol etc), B 12 and Vitamin C can play in psychiatric concerns.

I educate my clients about Benzodiazepines and the extreme caution necessary with this class of medication. 

It is important to remember that before the age of 23 the pre-frontal cortex is not fully developed.  Remember, benzodiazepines are for fast acting, short term use, NOT regular everyday use.  A bottle of 30 benzodiazepines should last a long time, not a week or a month.  They are for OCCASIONAL use!

Lastly, if several different medications in the same class of medication have been used to treat a diagnosis without success, it is typically the diagnosis that is wrong, rather than medication ineffectiveness.

A medication that I have observed to be highly effective for Depression, Cyclothymia, Bipolar, Borderline Personality Disorder, Intermittent Explosive Disorder and PTSD is Lamictal.  I like Lamictal as a first option, because it is an anti-epileptic, not a psychotropic. and has been around since 1994.

  • For ADHD: Daytrana

  • Lithium is another medication that I have observed to be highly effective.

For those struggling with chronic substance abuse and treatment that "does not work," I suggest getting to a good ADHD specialist and ruling this out.

I am not a medical doctor, nor claim to be.  My hope is to teach clients the importance of advocating for themselves AND being an informed consumer.