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Dorothy Satten

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Satten, Dorothy
Jan 26, 1932 - Feb 16, 2013

Dorothy Baldwin Satten, Ph.D., T.E.P., was born on January 26, 1932 in Glenwood Springs, CO, the daughter of Oa Baldwin and Carolyn (Post) Baldwin, and died Saturday evening, February 16, 2013, in Omaha. During her lifetime, she received Certificates in Nursing and Teaching; a Bachelor's Degree in History; and Masters and Doctorate Degrees in Clinical Psychology. Dorothy founded the Westwood Institute for Psychodrama and Psychotherapy, and was an internationally known therapist, psychodrama trainer, and author of "Real is Better Than Perfect, Stories and Sayings for Self-Healing". She received the J.L. Moreno Award for Lifetime Achievement from the American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama. Dorothy read extensively in philosophy and history. She loved literature and art, and enjoyed sailing. She was a film and theater enthusiast and an adventurous gastronome. Dorothy traveled throughout North and South America, Europe, and Asia for both work and pleasure. Her warmth, humor, generosity, and wisdom inspired the respect and devotion of colleagues, clients, and students. Dorothy was beloved by her family. She was preceded in death by her eldest son, Robert; and by both her husbands, Robert William Marshall, M.D., and Mortimer Satten, Ph.D. Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Mary (Peter) Gadzinski of Omaha, her son, Frederick (Elizabeth Hallmark) Marshall, M. D., of Rochester, NY; and 5 grandchildren, Nathaniel, Anna, and Benjamin Gadzinski of Omaha, and Pendle and Bolan Marshall-Hallmark of Rochester. The family would like to thank the staff of Brighton Gardens of Omaha who cared compassionately for Dorothy during the last years of her life.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Xela AID Partnerships for Self-Reliance (http://www.xelaaid. org). Dorothy will be remembered at a MASS to be Celebrated at Christ the King Church on Tuesday, March 12, at 12:10pm. HEAFEY-HEAFEY-HOFFMANN
78th & West Center 402-391-3900

Published in Omaha World-Herald on Feb. 24, 2013
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