About Dr. Natalie L.Winters

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DR.NATALIE WINTERS first began private practice in NJ in1983 after receiving her doctorate from Rutgers University.  She had served as senior psychologist at Raritan Bay Mental Health Center in Perth Amboy treating patients with a wide variety of mental disorders. Dr. Winters was also the Center's  liaison pscyhologist to Marlboro State Hospital involved with treatment planning and patient care.

She established Group Psychotherapy Associates in 1985 and employed several associates.  Along with treating her own patients, many of whom were professionals suffering substance abuse,  Dr. Winters also supervised other mental health professionals.    The warm weather called in 1995 and she and her family moved to Tampa, Florida.  She maintained her New Jersey license and frequently journeyed back to run workshops and see individuals as needed.  

While in Florida Dr. Winters ran training groups in psychodrama and group psychotherapy.  Psychodrama is an action-oriented method used in therapy as well as many other situations and settings. She served as an adjunct professor of graduate psychology for Nova Southeastern University for 8 years.  In 2002 she was licensed as a  psychologist and health services provider in North Carolina where much of her family had moved.  Recently she and her husband relocated to Cary where she has begun a private practice for  people 18 and older.

Dr. Winters runs a psychodrama training group for professionals in the triangle area.

As the developer of psycho-spiritual psychodrama, which integrates psychology and spirituality with action methods, Dr. Winters adds a unique dimension to  psychotherapy.  Her powerful approach is tailored for those who seek to reach a higher level of conscioiusness and greater peace of mind.

She is a nationally certified psychodramatist, a certified hypnotherapist and a Diplomate of the American Psychotherapy Association.  She is past director of the Institute for Creative Action: Psychodrama Training. 

Dr. Winters received the 2010 honored J.L. Moreno Life-time Achievement Award from the American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama. She was the recipient of the 2003 ASGPP Innovators Award for her work in psycho-spiritual psychodrama. She was nominated for the Humanitarian Award by the Tampa Bay Research Institute for 2003 and received an award from Women-N-Tune, Pathways of Hope in 2004.  In 2007,  she received the Professional Service Award from the American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama.

Dr. Winters is a national and international consultant and trainer and  presents workshops and lectures on request.  She created and hosted her own cable television program, "Psychology in Action," for many years and has been a featured guest on numerous radio and television programs.  

She is member of the American Psychological Association,  a Fellow of the  American Society for Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama and past member of it's executive council.  She is past chairperson of the American Board of Examiners in Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy. She sits on the Board of the Moreno Institute East.

Dr. Winters is guest lecturer at colleges, universities and other training institutions, she continues to run a monthly training group in Tampa and a bi-weekly psychodrama training group in Cary, NC.

On a more personal note, she is an avid painter, gardner, and nature lover. She and her husband travel frequently and spend much time with family and friends.

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