Marlene Norwood, MA, AMFT

What should your client know about you?

My client should know that my competence in regards to treatment. I am committed to learning from each patient and giving the most specific treatment possible. I love being a therapist and will continue to practice even in my retirement years.

What is your approach to therapy?

My approach as a therapist is a solution-focused process.

What can clients expect to take away from sessions with you?

Timely, competent, and caring treatment. Individualized treatment is based on each person’s needs and desires. Ethical and legal competence when treating all clients no matter their background, gender, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status.

What was your path on becoming a therapist?

I have a passion for helping and walking through various challenges. I have been practicing psychoanalysis for over 20 years and consider this a calling, not a career.

Primary Areas of Focus

  • Anxiety and Panic Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Chemical Dependency
  • Cultural / Ethnic Issues
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Divorce/Blended Family Issues
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • End of Life Issues
  • LGBTQ+ Issues
  • Infertility 
  • Men Issues
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD)
  • Pain Management
  • Prenatal / Postpartum Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Disorder 
  • Stress
  • Victims of Abuse, Assault, Trauma
  • Women Issues

Evidence Based Practices & Interventions

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  •  Christian Counseling
  • Solution Focused
  • Problem Solving
  • Meaning and Purpose Therapy (MAP)


Clinical Orientation

  • Behavioral
  • Cognitive
  • Systems


  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy

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