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 10 years, I specialize in individual psychotherapy, couples counseling, sex addiction therapy and group therapy. I currently conduct a group for wives of sex addicts.
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 conflictsTrauma 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