FHR North Carolina Welcomes Two New Outpatient Therapists

Published 08/23/2018

FHR is pleased to announce the addition of two new, highly qualified therapists to provide outpatient therapy to individuals seeking care in Raleigh and Cary, North Carolina.  

These new therapists, as well as FHR’s existing dedicated team, are offering new groups and workshops, and accepting new referrals.

To schedule a new client appointment, please contact (919) 573-6520. At this time, FHR accepts Medicaid, IPRS, and BCBS.


Dorothy McGilvary, LMFT-A, LCAS-A
Dorothy McGilvary is a skilled professional with success working with individuals, groups, couples, and families struggling with mood disorders, substance use disorders, co-occurring disorders, anxiety disorders, medical issues, marital and relationship issues in a substance abuse treatment center, as well as a theological seminary setting. Dorothy has a background in spiritual counseling and experience interacting with clients from diverse populations, ages, and cultures in an empathetic manner that promotes each client’s openness and safety. She is an effective communicator with the intrinsic ability to diffuse stressful situations, build trust, and achieve goals and objectives. Dorothy embraces an eclectic therapeutic approach uniquely tailored to meet the needs of her clients, including Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Structural Family Therapy, Play Therapy, Emotional Focused Therapy, Bowenian Therapy, Object Relations Therapy, and Narrative Therapy. Her overarching mission is to help clients experience fulfilling lives, manage life difficulties and to help families and couples build and sustain healthy relationships.


Anna Powell, B.S.
Anna Powell, B.S., serves as FHR’s Care and Intake Coordinator in the Behavioral Health Outpatient Department in the Raleigh, North Carolina office. In this position, she assists the Outpatient Team and individuals in FHR’s care by providing resources and linkages to community-based services. Anna earned a bachelor’s degree from North Carolina State University in Biological Sciences, with a concentration in Human Biology. Her future goal is to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, which she is currently working towards while studying to take the Graduation Record Examination (GRE).

Diane Spell, LCSW

Diane Spell, LCSW, has been employed with FHR for four years as a therapist, working with adolescents, adults, and seniors, both individually and in group settings. Due to her passion and interest in helping others, Diane began working in the medical and mental health field when she was 18 years old, eventually leading her to earn her master’s degree in social work from Florida International University. Much of her early experience was in child welfare and family services, and her post-graduate experience focused in the following areas: intensive training as a DBT therapist; Spanish speaking therapy services; and treating those with anxiety disorders, borderline personality disorder, pervasive mental illness disorders, depression, mood disorders, and traumatic grief. Diane is bilingual and applies techniques she developed through her training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Family Centered Therapy in her everyday work.

Lori Zeh, LCSW

Lori Zeh, LCSW, acts as FHR’s Director of Outpatient Services in Raleigh, North Carolina, providing individual, couple, and family therapy, as well as offering workshops to those in FHR’s care. She began her career in the mental health field while receiving her bachelor’s degree, later receiving her master’s in Social Work from Fordham University. Her past positions have included therapist, program manager, director, and regional director in the mental health and medical health fields, focusing on work with teens and young adults, women’s issues, personal development, and trauma resolution. Her approach includes psycho-dynamic, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, EMDR, and mindfulness.

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