Brenna Ansley – Respark Therapy
I approach each client from a non-judgmental stance while working to understand the clients’ unique worldview. There are many lenses that can be applied to deepen our understanding of ourselves and others and as a therapist she works to collaborate with the client to understand the influence of previous relationships and cultural images. I work from a feminist standpoint through Relational-Cultural Therapy and practice EMDR for trauma work. We grow through action in relationship with others including the therapeutic relationship and in relationships that are connected, authentic, have mutual empathy and mutual empowerment.
My background is in art, psychology and gender/sexuality studies, specifically critiquing cultural representations of sexuality. I am passionate about working with clients that are LGBTQ+, in more than monogamous relationships and practice alternative sexuality and lifestyles. I bring in-depth knowledge of kink and see its potential to be positive, healing and spiritual. I see consensual non-monogamy as a path of self-understanding and relational growth. I have both lived experience and professional training which have shaped her understanding of these topics. I believe in the healing power of pleasure.