Dorian (aka Dori) Mintzer, M.S.W., Ph.D., BCC, is a Licensed Psychologist, Board Certified Coach and Retirement Expert who provides Speaking, Workshop Facilitation, Psychotherapy, Career,Life and Retirement Coaching, Couples Relationship Coaching and Executive Coaching. She is a Licensed Third Age Coach, a 2Young2Retire Certified Facilitator and a Certified Senior Adviser. She facilitates workshops and speaks to community and professional groups on topics related to the changing landscape of retirement, mid-life issues for individuals and couples, psychology of money issues, spirituality, and positive psychology/positive aging.
She is a member of The National Speakers Association, The Life Planning Network, Sage-ing International, The American Society on Aging, The International Coach Federation, The American Psychological Association and The National Association of Social Workers. She is founder of the Boomers and Beyond Special Interest Group for Interdisciplinary Professionals and the 4th Tuesday Revolutionize your Retirement Interview with Experts Series which is open to professionals and the public. She utilizes her life experiences and expertise in adult development, life planning and positive psychology in her work with helping individuals and couples navigate the second half of life.
Dori is also co-author of The Couples Retirement Puzzle: 10 Must-Have Conversations for Creating an Amazing New Life Together and a contributor to Live Smart After 50!, Not your Mother's Retirement, 65 Things to Do When You Retire, 70 Things to do when you Turn 70, 65 Things to do When you Retire: Travel, The Six Secrets to a Happy Retirement, Remarkable and Real and Making Marriage a Success.
Over the past 40 plus years of working with couples, women and men individually, and facilitating groups, she has developed her own model of Interactive/Problem Solving which combines her understanding of people at all life stages with cognitive, behavioral, coaching or systems techniques.
Dori has a practice in Boston, MA. She works with people in person and on the phone.
She is a sought after speaker and workshop facilitator. She is noted for her warmth, humor, and strong belief in the value of people and the importance of living life as fully as possible. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and son.