A Safe Space Counseling, LLC
Dora Henderson, MA, LMHC, CCTP, Registered Play Therapist
LMHC Qualified Supervisor
Registered Play Therapist Supervisor
Creating A Safe Space For Your Healing Journey
"Healing takes courage, and we all have courage,
even if we have to dig a little to find it."
Dora Henderson is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Registered Play Therapist. She has specialties in Sand Tray Therapy as well as EMDR. Dora is a mother of three young adults and has been married for 30 years. She is also a Mental Health Counselor for the Orange County Public School district in Orlando, Florida. Dora's passion is working with both children and adults, and encouragingly stands by her client's side as they make their way through their healing journey one step at a time.
Dora received her Master’s degree in Counseling from Webster University, graduating with honors. She continued her education by receiving specialized training in Play Therapy from The University of Central Florida. She has obtained her Registered Play Therapist Certificate through the AFPT board of Play Therapists. Dora has also had additional training in Sand Tray therapy from the Playful Learning Institute where she has completed training in level 1 through level 8, and is continuing to work on completing all 10 levels of this advanced training. Recently, she completed her training in EMDR from an EMDRIA trained professional.
In 2017, Dora became an LMHC Qualified Supervisor and Registered Play Therapist Supervisor (RPT-S).
Dora is a certified Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainer. Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) training is a great resource for anyone who works with youth as it allows people to learn specific skills that are important during a mental health crisis.
For more information on YMHFA click here.
In 2019, Dora proudly became a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP).
"The soul is healed by being with children."
"Healing doesn't mean the damage never existed.
It means the damage no longer controls our lives"