About: Dr. Carolyn V. Becker PhD

Specializing in Anger Management Solutions.

If you’re struggling to control your anger, anxiety or depression, you are not alone. Marriage and family therapy is the pathway for change to strengthen relationships and improve family cohesion. Difficulties with anger, depression, and/or anxiety can hurt this effort and result in a high level of conflict infecting every facet of our lives.  A tailored approach targets these negative emotions and offers solutions to achieve the results you want. I utilize Family Systems with a Collaborative approach to achieve these goals.

Clinical Training

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Dr. Carolyn Becker

My marriage and family training included working with families wanting to improve how they interacted with society. I offered therapeutic strategies to my clients in both inpatient and outpatient facilities. My work involved a rotation within the various psychiatric hospitals in Los Angeles. The purpose was to improve patient placement and treatment options for family members suffering from mental illness. I then worked as an administrator of the Anger Management protocols for California’s Drug Treatment Program. My work in this area has given me insight and appreciation for the challenges in our mental health system.

How This Benefits You

This experience guided my development as a Marriage and Family Therapist as the framework for my practice. I recognize the power of anxiety and distress on couples and how it obscures and interferes with healthy family adjustment. My office is a place for a safe examination of your concerns and unwanted behavior that we explore together. I believe conflicts can be healed and new emotional behavior can be learned. The majority of my clients request Anger Management, Infidelity Recovery, Anxiety, and Depression Therapy, at my private office in Fort Worth, Texas.

Additional Experience

You can read more about my work and background in VoyageDallas.

Photo of cover for the book Marriage and Family Therapy, edited by Dr. Linda Metcalf.
Contributing Author Chapter Seven

A contributing author of The Symbolic Experiential Therapy Model in Marriage and Family Therapy: A Practice-Oriented Approach by editor Dr. Linda Metcalf.

Education

I’ve earned my Doctoral Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth Texas. My research seeks to understand and improve alternative family system adjustment.  The goal is to improve the transition adjustment that Step and Blended Couples must negotiate with strategies to create a more enjoyable and healthier home life.

A Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology was awarded to me in 2002 from California Lutheran University. Along with my counseling practice, I also own and operate an eCommerce website offering luxury goods worldwide.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/ Marketing was attained from the Business School at San Diego State University. With this credential, I worked for many years as a small business consultant and ran the operations of many personally owned business’s prior to shifting my attention to counseling psychology.