Over 30 Years of Service to the Mental Health Community

MaMHCA: Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association

Conference Program #1:


Paola_work_picLove and Desire: A Closer Look into the Anatomy of Relationships

by Paola Andrea Rodriguez, LMHC


With humor and the latest research and techniques, Paola will address the most fundamental topics in couples work- communication skills, conflict resolution, and sex/sexuality. Specific strategies and exercises will be presented using examples from Paola's own experience, to enable clinicians to apply evidence based principles and successful strategies in their own work.

About the Presenter: Paola began her career in 2001, working with foster children, and a focus on addictions, crisis intervention, and family work. In 2009, she began started a private practice working with couples, and expanded her career to include trainings on couples treatment, sex and sexuality, and work within the transgender community. In 2014 Paola  earned her certification as a sex therapist from the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT).  In 2014, she relocated her practice Fort Lauderdale and Miami.