About Yara Perez

As a holistic psychotherapist and certified sex therapist, my experience includes a range of theoretical orientations, which means I am not limited to any one approach.

Yara Perez, LCPC, CST, Individual & Couples Counselor, Certified Sex TherapistMy foundation is grounded in traditional and psychodynamic psychotherapy, and is greatly influenced by eastern traditions that blend mind, body awareness.

You’ll find that no matter what type of work we are doing, I am attentive to how you think, feel, and act in order to help you develop and explore ways to grow and empower the way you live your life.

My Experience

I have been in private practice for 10 years.  I have experience working with a diverse group of clients, including gender, sexual orientation, and race/ethnicity. I am fluent in both English and Spanish.

My Training & Education

I earned my masters from John F. Kennedy University California Counseling Psychology program. I completed my traineeship at the Holistic Counseling Center of Oakland, California, and Internship and post-masters training at Counseling Services Inc. in Sanford, Maine

I have extensive post-masters training as a couples therapist and sex therapist. I am a certified sex therapist through the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT). I have also completed advanced training courses with Gina Ogden, Ph.D., LMFT in Relational Sexuality, integrating sexuality, and spirituality, and am a Certified Relational Sexuality Provider.

Workshops & Presentations

I provide a range of workshops and training for psychotherapists, individuals, and couples. I presented at the 2016 annual AASECT Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and will be presenting at the 2016 annual Latin American Sexology and Sexual Education Conference in Madrid, Spain.

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