Dorian Mintzer, MSW, PhD, BCC, CSA



Phone: 617-267-0585

Location: Boston, MA

Speaking Topics: Retirement, couples in retirement, successful aging, Transiions

Areas of Specialization: Couples, groups, and individuals

With over 40 years of clinical experience, Dr. Dorian (aka Dori) Mintzer is an experienced therapist; retirement transition, relationship, money, and executive coach; consultant; writer; speaker and teacher. Her expertise in adult development, holistic life planning and positive psychology combined with her life experiences have led to her passion for helping individuals and couples embrace their “bonus years” as a time to learn, grow and evolve—and become a “Conscious Elder.” She is founder of two virtual communities, The Boomers and Beyond Special Interest Group for inter-disciplinary professionals and a monthly webinar--the 4th Tuesday Revolutionize your Retirement Interview with Expert's Series to Help you Create a Fulfilling Second Half of Life for professionals and the public. She is a member of a number of professional organizations which include Sage-ing International and the Life Planning Network. She is co-author of The Couples Retirement Puzzle: The 10 Must-Have Conversations for Creating an Amazing New Life Together, one of the co-authors of the LPN book, Live Smart After 50!, and has contributed to a number of other books such as Not your Mother's Retirement, 65 Thing to do when you Retire, 70 Things to do when you Turn 70 and a soon to be published book 80 Things to do when you Turn 80, and she co-produced The Career Playbook: Second Half Plays eBook. She has been featured in a variety of media such as the NY Times, WS Journal, USA Today, CNN Money, ABC evening News and the Today Show and has done a TedX New Bedford presentation focusing on “Embracing your Bonus Years.“ Her web site is She lives in Brookline, MA with her husband and son (when he's home from college.)