Dorothy Austin

Dorothy is a native of Massachusetts who grew up in the Fall River area on Mount Hope Bay. She loves the sea and designed our seaside retreat on Seaview Avenue in Swansea. She is a clinically trained psychologist with a Masters in Clinical Social Work from Boston University and a doctorate in Psychology and Religion from Harvard. She is also an ordained minister in the Episcopal Church. For many years, Dorothy taught in the Cambridge Hospital Department of Psychiatry where she created a Clinical Program in Psychology and Religion and was Director of the Erik H. & Joan M. Erikson Center. She has been a Lecturer in Psychology at Harvard Divinity School. If you’re interested in clinical psychology, psychotherapy, meditation, clinical social work, religious studies and spiritual practice, don’t hesitate to be in touch with Dorothy. She is currently working on a collection of sermons and a family memoir.