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Since 2011, our team of licensed counselors (with over 20 years of experience) has helped clients of all backgrounds with physical, emotional, and spiritual personalized counseling care.

Our commitment to quality care, professionalism, and ethical practice has made us a trusted resource for those seeking support and guidance on their path to wellness. Now is your time to find the clarity, peace, and balance you deserve.

We believe in the overall worth of a person.

We believe people are doing best they can with the knowledge, experiences and resources they have.

We believe we believe we can learn to do better and that healing is our responsibility

We strive to normalize discussions surrounding loss, trauma and the pathway to healing. We promise to keep it REAL at all times.


Relatable, Encouraging, Authentic, Loving 

Our Team

  Our Team 

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Deborah Doling-Dade, LISW-S,

GRM Specialist 

Dee Dee is licensed as a LISW-S through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. She graduated from Ohio University with her B.A. in Social Work and subsequently her Masters in Social Work through The Ohio State University in 2011.

Dee Dee has been practicing since 2009 through field work providing services to adults, youth and families in the midst of crisis. She has helped adults and adolescents alike manage and recover from depression, anxiety, painful pasts and life transitions.

Her therapeutic approach includes Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing.

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F. Ernest Doling, LISW

Ernie is licensed as a LISW through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. He graduated from Ohio University with his B.S. in Communication and subsequently his Master's in Social Work from Ohio University as well.

​Ernie is an established speaker. His experience includes 30 years as a pastor, 12 years as an adjunct professor and more recently, co-creator of the PALS (Peace, Acceptance, Love, Support) program through FAIRHOPE HOSPICE & PALLIATIVE CARE, INC.

Over the past 14 years he has conducted one on one support sessions, group sessions, and community education sessions throughout central and south central Ohio focused on bereavement and grief.


Diana Shoaf, MSW, LSW

GRM Specialist


Diana is licensed as a LSW through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board, operating under the supervision of Deborah Doling-Dade, LISW-S. She is also a Grief Recovery Specialist certified by the Grief Recovery Institute. Diana received her BA in Youth Ministries from Bluffton University. She obtained her Masters in Social Work and Certificate of Leadership in Human Services Management in 2021 from The Ohio State University. She additionally holds certification from the Vineyard Leadership Institute.

Prior to joining 3D Pathways, Diana served extensively in public service as well as the non-profit sector. She previously served in various youth ministry roles leading church youth groups, recreation, after-school, and summer programs, and administering and coaching athletic leagues.


Diana has a passion for helping people with anxiety, depression, insecurity, self-hatred, and shame as well as grief, life transitions, and the pain of life. She has experience in the in-patient and outpatient mental and behavioral health and substance use arenas. She uses a strengths-based, trauma-informed approach often utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing.

Jamie Willis-Lindamood, GRM Specialist & Social Media Manager

Jamie joins 3D Pathways as a successful entrepreneur with an eye for beauty and a heart for people. We are blessed she's chosen to join our team. Hear directly from heart:

Grief is found in many places, some are unexpected, but most are painful. That pain doesn’t have to persist and shouldn’t be tucked away.


For a number of years I have been a sounding board for hurting people. I tried to help them navigate through, giving the best advice I could offer, while attempting to hide the negative emotions and feelings that I personally struggled with.


Then, someone who recognized both my passion for helping others, and the pain that I was dealing with introduced me to The Grief Recovery Method . For that, I am so grateful because it changed my life and the ability to move forward in a positive manner was regained. After personally experiencing the impact of the program, I knew it could help so many others and I needed to be able to share it.


Now, as a Grief Recovery Method Specialist I am able to truly make an impact by helping guide others through this program. This program isn’t exclusive to death and divorce. Whether you are feeling grief from one monumental event or multiple smaller events that have occurred throughout your lifetime, I can not recommend The Grief Recovery Method enough.


Do not stay stuck, you deserve to move forward, I am here to help. Let’s take the next step together!

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  What people say...  

"Great 1st Time Experience"

This is my first experience with therapy, my daughter's second. It has been an amazing experience so far. I look forward to going. Dee sets the tone very well and creates a comfortable space in which to communicate. I appreciate it.

"He made me feel safe"

I was very apprehensive about seeking help, particularly the required sharing that it would take.  However, I was open to trying as I knew that professional insight would be of great value to me. I'm glad that I did, and that I found Ernie Dolling.  He made me feel safe and comfortable in opening up.  Subsequently, I have learned a great deal about myself and what is truly important.  I am now in a much better place.

"Kind and Understanding"

Ernie is very kind and caring! He understood my issues, and really helped me in making some important decisions in my life. He was very encouraging, and really helped me.

How can therapy help me?

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1. Helps build strong self-esteem, self-confidence
2. Strengthen coping mechanisms
3. Improve social and community functioning
4. Manage daily stresses
5. Improve communication in relationships
6. Provide help treating mental health concerns such as depression, anxiety, trauma, substance use
7. Learn to respond to intense emotions in healthy manner
8. Identify and reframe thoughts contributing to poor daily functioning

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