Susan Orenstein, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist & Founder
Dr. Susan Orenstein is a licensed psychologist and the founder and director of Orenstein Solutions. Susan has committed her professional career to helping individuals and couples improve their relationships. She helps her clients learn to communicate more effectively and build intimacy inside and outside of the bedroom. Read more about Susan.Read MoreDr. Orenstein received her Bachelor’s Degree from Brown University, Master’s Degree from Georgia State University, and Doctoral Degree in Counseling Psychology from Temple University. She has pursued advanced training in marital therapy and family mediation, including training in Gottman’s Scientifically-Based Marital Therapy and Stan Tatkin’s PACT Model (Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy), Level 1 and Level 2. Read on to learn why I love PACT.
SPECIALTY AREAS: Couples Counseling, Affair Recovery, Coping with Divorce, Blended Families, Same Sex Couples, Dating and Relationship Issues, Anxiety and Depression
Joel Dillon, Psy.D.
Dr. Joel Dillon is a licensed psychologist with extensive experience working with children, teens and adults with ADHD, substance abuse, and anger management difficulties. Dr. Dillon draws from evidence-based treatments including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to help clients eliminate destructive behaviors and manage their mood. Through his strength-based approach, he assists individuals and families in developing solutions necessary for positive behavior change.Read MoreDr. Dillon received his Masters from Appalachian State University, and his Doctorate from the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology. In his pre-doctoral training with Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital, he concentrated in the treatment and assessment of forensic issues, academic difficulties, and behavioral disruptions related to ADD/ADHD. He received his post-doctoral training through the NC Department of Juvenile Justice where he focused on conduct disordered behaviors, substance abuse and anger related difficulties. He has presented research on forensic assessments at state, regional, and national conferences. In addition, he has instructed local law enforcement agencies and state government departments on various mental health related topics. He holds professional membership in state and national psychological associations.
SPECIALTY AREAS: Counseling for Children, Teens and Adults with Disruptive Behaviors, Anger Management, Substance Abuse, ADHD and LD Evaluations, Family Therapy/Parent Training
Tina Inman, Ph.D.
Dr. Tina Inman specializes in psychological evaluations for children, teens and adults. She utilizes state-of-the-art testing measures to assesses clients for ADHD, Learning Disabilities (including dyslexia, math, and writing disorders), and early kindergarten entry. The results of her evaluations and observations are used to navigate academic and professional next steps, from informing Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) to requesting testing and/or work environment accommodations.
Amy K. Mistler, Ph.D., ABPP
Board Certified in Clinical Psychology
Dr. Amy Mistler specializes in helping clients heal from trauma and its after-effects such as anxiety, depression, insomnia, disordered eating, anger, substance use, and post traumatic stress disorder. Dr. Mistler’ s counseling approach is compassionate, respectful and collaborative. She believes counseling is an empowering process, based on her client’s values, and in which the client is always in charge. Dr. Mistler draws from research-supported treatments to help clients reach their goals.Read MoreDr. Mistler received her Masters and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology from Arizona State University and is board certified through the American Board of Clinical Psychology. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Medical Center where she focused on building expertise with trauma and PTSD as well as health psychology. Dr. Mistler has received formal training in multiple trauma-focused treatment techniques including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), and Prolonged Exposure (PE). Dr. Mistler has also taught psychology courses at Arizona State University and Grand Canyon University. She has spoken at national conferences and has published research in multiple scholarly journals, including Child Maltreatment, Psychoneuroendocrinology, Hormones and Behavior, Developmental Psychology, Obesity Studies, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.
SPECIALTY AREAS: Counseling for Adults with Trauma, PTSD, Insomnia, Disordered Eating, Anxiety, Depression, Teen and Family Issues, Anger Management, Substance Abuse, and Relationship Issues, as well as Forensic and Psychological Assessment.
Meet our Office Team:
Office Manager, Client Relations & Scheduling
We are excited to welcome Kathleen McNeely to the Orenstein Solution’s team. Kathleen will provide reception services and additional administrative support for the practice. She is happy to assist you with any scheduling or billing concerns.
Office Manager, Marketing & Billing Specialist
Sarah Maxey is the office manager at Orenstein Solutions. Sarah graduated UNC-Chapel Hill with a Psychology Major. She is in charge of our outreach, and adds an artistic, creative touch to everything she does.
Orenstein Solutions is a group psychology practice, serving Triangle families since 2005. Our clinicians provide compassionate care, including psychological evaluations and counseling, to address your emotional and relationship needs. Our team of clinicians work together as a team to offer comprehensive services under one roof and coordinate your care.
- 1) A Solution-Focused Mindset: We’ll help you identify your self-limiting beliefs and replace them with a mindset for hope, discovery and possibilities for greater freedom and peace.
- 2) Practical Solutions. We don’t believe there’s value in over-analyzing. Modern life is complicated enough! We’ll show you how to apply proven behavioral principles to create simple, sustainable solutions.
- 3) Supportive, Compassionate Care: Change can be difficult, so we ease the process by providing respect, warmth, cheerleading and Kleenex.
- 4) Commitment to Results. We are your success-partners, offering you a process for setting goals, building motivation, tracking progress, and getting results.
Orenstein Solutions welcomes diversity in our practice.
Our clinicians see heterosexual, gay, lesbian, bisexual, questioning, and transgender adults across the lifespan, and work with clients from diverse cultural backgrounds with a variety of religious beliefs and sexual/relationship orientations.