Dorree Lynn

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Dorree Lynn, Ph.D. (born 1941) Psychologist[1] for close to four decades and life coach in Washington, D.C. and Florida as well as an author and media expert on aging and life over fifty. She is the author of Sex for Grownups: Dr. Dorree Reveals the Truth, Lies and Must-Tries for Great Sex After 50 (Health Communications Inc, Spring 2010), When the Man You Love Is Ill; Doing Your Best for Your Partner without Losing Yourself (Marlowe & Co. /Avalon Publishing 2007) and Getting Sane Without Going Crazy (Xlibris 2000), a consumer’s guide to psychotherapy. Dr. Dorree is also AARP's media relationship and sexpert where she regularly gives advice on Retirement Living TV's My Generation[citation needed] . She is also the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Institute for the Advanced Study of Psychotherapy, an organization dedicated to the educational pursuits of psychologists and psychotherapists regardless of specialty.

Dr. Dorree is best known for her work in promoting the skills and knowledge of adults over fifty, and for advocating methods for happier and more productive retirements. Dr. Dorree is regarded[by whom?] as an expert in mental health issues for people over age 50, a group that currently encompasses both the "Baby Boomers" and the "Silent Generation." She has written numerous articles for organizations focused on aging, such as The American Society for Aging and AARP,[citation needed] and she is founder of the website [1], a community and portal with advice and ideas for the over-50s.

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She has also been profiled as the in-house therapist providing the 50+ psychological perspectives on CBS Market Watch, ABC's Good Morning America, CNN, Court TV, Fox News Channel's Special Report with Brit Hume, MSNBC, PBS, and VH1. She has been featured in national publications such as: Glamour, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Newsday, Money Magazine, Newsweek, Parenting Magazine, The Washington Post, USA Today, Time Magazine, Ladies’ Home Journal, and Marie Claire.


  • AARP My Generation, 2009
  • WUSA-9, regular guest, 2009
  • AARP (CNN): "Sex After Fifty" May, 2005
  • VH1 Special on Prenuptial Agreements aired March 27, 2006
  • Web.MD [2]
  • Hearst/Argyle: "Surgery After Fifty" May, 2005
  • Reporter's Round Table (Channel 16): "Katrina: psychological and mental health recovery"
  • The Jim Bohannon Show (syndicated radio) - Topic: Saging Today
  • Voice of America: "Vietnam Veterans" April, 2005
  • MSNBC with Rita Cosby October, 2005
  • The Triumph of Love over Experience: A Memoir of Remarriage' by Wendy Swallow
  • Blended Families by Wendy Swallow
  • Saving Milly by Morton Kondracke
  • Celebrating Single and Getting Love Right' by L. Joan Allen, M.A. with Marc Kusinitz, Ph.D.
  • When Smoke Ran Like Water by Devra Davis


  • "Sex for Grownups: Dr. Dorree Reveals the Truth, Lies and Must-Tries for Great Sex After 50", 2010 (HCI Publishers)
  • When The Man You Love Is Ill: Doing Your Best For Your Partner Without Losing Yourself, 2007 (Avalon)
  • Getting Sane Without Going Crazy, 2000 (Xilbris)


  1. ^ Louis, Catherine Saint (18 March 2010). "SKIN DEEP; Appreciating Your Value as You Age". The New York Times. p. 3. Retrieved 13 July 2011. 

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