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Dale R. Doty, M.S.W., Ph.D.


Dale Doty, Ph.D.Founder and Director of Clinical Training

Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Clinical Member of Approved Supervisor of American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy (AAMFT)


Personal Information

Married with  5 children (grown) and 7 grandchildren




1975 Oral Roberts University B.S. Major: Social Work Minor: Psychology

1977 University of Kansas M.S.W. Major: Clinical and Psychiatric Social Work

1980 Menninger Foundation Post-Graduate Advanced 2-year Family Therapy Training Certificate Program

1981 Menninger Foundation Training in supervision, and supervision of supervision

1985 Oklahoma State University Ph.D. Family & Child Studies / Family Therapy

Areas of Professional Specialty

Marital therapy

high conflict couples

treating depression and anxiety

family therapy

step-parent families

sexual disorders and addiction

Education, training, and supervision of marital and family therapists.


1980 Licensed Clinical Social Worker OK #0023 Board Approved Supervisor

1991 Licensed Marital and Family Therapist OK #0066 Board Approved Supervisor

Professional Appointments

Past Chairman, Oklahoma Marital and Family Therapy Licensing Advisory Board (Term 2005 -2009)

Professional Activities

President, Oklahoma Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Past Representative, American Association For Marriage and Family Therapy Divisional Development Council

Professional Affiliations

Clinical Fellow, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (Approved Supervisor) (AAMFT)

Member, National Organization of Forensic Social Work (NOFSW)

Member, Association of Family, Court and Community Professionals (AFCC)


1977 Certified Instructor and Training Associate, Couples Communication Program

1980 Approved Supervisor, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

1999 Families in Transition, Tulsa District Court Registered Mediator, and
Tulsa District Court Registered Parenting Coordinator and Child Custody Evaluator

Personal Interests

Family night dinners with all our kids, spouses, and grandkids.

Electronic technology, pistol shooting and training others to shoot, travel, motorcycles, training a Belgian Malinois.

Reading about current events, theology, Christian apologetics, and crime novels.