Aurora Dowdy, MSW, LCSW, LCAS, CHt, CHC, CA

Preferred Name: Aurora

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

I'm a multi-passionate creative, psychotherapist, student of life, entrepreneur helping others navigate the dark shadows of the soul, and nourish the body, mind, and spirit on radical levels. Holding space for each moment, guiding others to transition, transform, and transmute pain.

Education & Experience

I attended East Carolina University for undergrad, and NC State University for graduate school. I've been working in the mental health field since 2004. Specializing in trauma, personality disorders, and addiction. I'm dually licensed in the state of North Carolina as an LCSW, and a LCAS. Intensively trained in DBT (Level 4), and also EMDR certified. Other areas of study, and focus include holistic treatments such as aromatherapy, health coaching, clinical hypnotherapy, spiritual coaching, energy healing, etc.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

(EMDRIA). (Behavioral Tech, Linehan Institute). (NAHA). (ISHA). (National Guild of Hypnotists). (UNC Health Coaching). (Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.). (The Foundation for Shamanic Studies). (Yoga Alliance, RYT-200).

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Somatic Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Suicide Risk
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Group
  • Immigrants
  • Underserved


  • English
  • Spanish


  • Does Not Accept Insurance

Self-Pay, Out of Network (SuperBill provided)