I am a Certified Sex Therapist (CST) and a  licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) providing therapy from a Christian perspective, however, I will respect your right to a secular approach.  In private practice for 13 years, I specialize in  individual psychotherapy, couples counseling, sex addiction therapy and group therapy.  I currently conduct a group for wives of sex addicts.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

I have post-graduate training from the Institute of Sexual Wholeness at Richmont
Graduate University in Atlanta, Georgia where I earned a certification in Sex Therapy.
I hold a Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh. 
I graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Carlow 
University, Pittsburgh, PA 

I have specialized training in: 
* Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
* Trauma Resolution Therapy (TRT)
* Sex Therapy/Sex Addiction
* Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
* Step Family Therapy
* Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)
* Developmental Needs Meeting Strategy (DNMS)
* Comprehensive Energy Psychology (Level 1)
* Emotion Free Therapy (EFT)
* Mindfulness
* Hypnotherapy
* Progressive Relaxation
 (Go to the next page for a detailed explanation of these therapy approaches.)
 
In addition to my specialized training, I use a psycho-educational - client-centered approach to treat a wide range of conditions including:

             Marital and relationship conflicts​                   Trauma Resolution
             Divorce Recovery                                               Grieving Process
             Codependency Issues                                       Communication Skills
             Family of Origin Issues                                     Depression and Suicidal Feelings
             Emotional Abuse                                               Self- Esteem & Self-Image Problems
             Sexual Addiction/Pornography    ​                   Partners of Sexual Addicts

I am also a group therapy specialist and have conducted groups for verbal and emotionl abuse, depression, codependency, trauma resolution and for partners of sexual addicts.
            
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   Kathleen A. Brenckle, LCSW