Marianna received her Marriage and Family Therapy degree from Thomas Jefferson University, with a specialty track in Sex Therapy. Using a systemic lens, Marianna works with individuals, couples, and families to overcome challenging transitions, foster intra/interpersonal understanding, and achieve overall fulfillment.
Providing a warm, empathetic, and non-judgmental space is essential to Marianna’s work. She believes in using a client-centered approach, drawing upon Emotionally-Focused, Narrative, Gottman, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) approaches to tailor therapy to every client’s unique and personal needs.
As an immigrant herself, Marianna understands the complexity of identities and is mindful of the client’s context. Marianna supports and affirms clients of all cultures, genders, sexual orientations, and relationship styles including LGBTQIA+, consensually non-monogamous, and kinky folk.
Some of Marianna’s areas of focus include:
- Sex Therapy
- Relationship Distress
- Sexual Shame
- Rekindling Intimacy
- Desire Discrepancy
- Consensual Non-monogamy/ Polyamory
- Self-esteem/ Body Image
- Navigating Life Transitions
- Issues Related to Immigration
Marianna is also bilingual and can provide therapy for Russian speakers.