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WELCOME TO A NEW PERSPECTIVE

"The time will come
when, with elation,
you will greet yourself arriving
at your own door, in your own mirror,
and each will smile at the other’s welcome,
and say, sit here. Eat.
You will love again the stranger who was your self." LOVE AFTER LOVE
by Derek Walcott

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SPECIALTIES

Helping People Through Counseling, Advocacy and Emotional Support

 

Identify the negative patterns and actually put a stop to the endless cycle.  Adult Attachment-Based Emotionally Focused Therapy

In-office or Online $174/50minutes

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BROKEN BONDS OF TRUST

Uncover root causes of intimacy avoidance and heal the wounds.  Emotional and erotic healing when your heart has been broken.

Individuals: $145/50 min
Couples/Partners: $174/50 min

SEXUAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Affirm the difficulties, remove the blocks and discover connection with self and other. Discover how your sexual self is influenced by anxieties, hurts, and destructive thoughts while gaining empirically validated tools to develop the sexual self you desire and deserve.

Individuals: $145/50 min
Couples/Partnerships: $174/50 min

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I CARE ABOUT YOUR WELLBEING…BUT I ALSO TAKE MY JOB VERY SERIOUSLY

My job and services to you go beyond the 50 minutes of our sessions time.  When I’m not attuning to you and curating psychotherapy to your unique treatment goals, I am in a continuing education class, working on a dissertation project, consulting with expert clinicians, reading books, and gaining as much knowledge and information as I can to bring back to you.

Experience I bring to you includes but is not limited to:

* Over 120 hours of Continuing Education in sex therapy.

Classes include:

  • Sociocultural Factors in Sexual Values and Behaviors with Dr. Brent Satterly

  • Empirical Approaches to Help Couples Re-Establish Sexual Health after Disclosure by Dr. Nicole Prause

  • Medical Factors Related to Sexuality and Sexual Functioning

  • - Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Sexual Dysfunction by Dr. Stanley Althof

  • - The Existential Importance of the Penis: A New View of Male Sexuality by Dan Watter, Ed.D.

  • Elements of Therapy and Kink by Anna Randall, DHS, LCSW, MPH and Richard A. Sportsman Ph.D.

  • Erotic Self-Expansion for Sexual Trauma Survivors by Rafaella Smith-Fiallo, LCSW

  • Transition Anxiety: Play, Pleasure, and Possibility Beyond Trans 101 by Rae McDaniel

  • Negative Secrets and Lies In Couples Sex Therapy: A Systemic and Holistic Approach by Sari Cooper

  • - How to Have Ridiculously Great Sex in a Long Lasting Relationship by Dr. Stephen Snyder

  • Treating the Two Most Common Female Sexual Complaints: Orgasm Issues and Diminished Desire by Dr. Laurie Mintz (Author of “Becoming Clitorate: Why Orgasm Equality Matters- And How to Get It” & “A Tired Woman’s Guide to Passionate Sex”)

  • Pornography, Purity, and Pathology: Understanding “Compulsive” Sexual Behaviors in the Context of Religious Belief and Moral Incongruence by Dr. Joshua Grubbs

  • From Mammy to Megan: Anti-Black Sexual Tropes and the Nuances of Fetishism and Objectification by Shanae Adams

  • - Getting Out of The Rabbit Hole of Betrayal: For those who have been betrayed and those who betrayed their partners by Diane Hovey, Ph.D, LMFT, CSAT, CPT

Over 200 Hours Continuing Education in Couples Therapy

Including:

  • Emotionally Focused Therapy Beyond Core Skills

  • Gottman Bringing Home Baby

  • Imago- Getting the Love You Want, Getting the Sex you Want with Dr. Tammy Nelson

  • Emotionally Focused Therapy Lab and Clinical Supervision with Lillian Buchanan, Ph.D.

  • Emotionally Focused Therapy Externship and Core Skills with Drs. Paul and Nancy Aikin

* Over 50 Hours in Supervising, Legal and Ethical Issues

* Thousands of hours of direct clinical contact over a decade of psychotherapeutic practice

* Hundreds of hours of clinical supervision with master sex therapy and couple therapy clinicians and doctors

 
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"You were so incredibly helpful to me during a low point in my life and in the first year of my marriage."

Past Client

"I wanted to thank you for your work last year -- being given the space to self-reflect and confront those fundamental issues we discussed has been very helpful for me. It's a work in progress, of course, but I feel happier and more at-ease with my identity than I ever have."

Past Client

"You are amazing. I miss working with you and you are the reason people get better and move forward!!"

Past Client

AASECT CERTIFIED SEX THERAPIST

The American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT)  is the leading body of education, advocacy and credentialing for sexuality professionals who promote the understanding of human sexuality and healthy sexual behavior. 

Angela is an AASECT certified sex therapist meaning that she has advanced professional education in human sexuality and a commitment to promoting healthy sexuality in her clinical work.  
Angela is a sex positive therapist welcoming of the broad range of human sexual experiences, identities, and values.

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ALL ARE WELCOME

Sex Positive for EveryBody

 

WHAT TO EXPECT AT YOUR VISIT

I implement effective psychotherapy methods to instill self-understanding, reflection, insight, and awareness.  You should expect to be heard, understood, and guided towards increased acceptance within yourself and with your relationships.


It is essential to keep in mind that therapy is not a magic pill or a quick fix: therapy is a healing process that necessitates participation and investment from all parties.


I invite you to learn more about my services and how I might assist you on your path to health and wellness.

 
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"Negative emotions, such as anger and fear, narrow our focus, while positive emotion expands the range of our thoughts and creates the urge to play and experiment."

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