For Teens, Adults, Couples, and Families

For Teens, Adults, Couples, and Families

Jennifer Rehor, LMFT provides specialized consultation to help mental health professionals work with clients from gender, sexuality, and relationship diversity.

Topics include the following areas:

Assessing and improving therapist comfort with sexual health conversations

  • Sexual Health Principles
  • General Sexual Health issues
  • LGBTQ-specific questions

Consensual non-monogamy: working with clients who are involved in consensual non-monogamy (polyamory, swinging lifestyle, or other open arrangements), or considering opening up their relationship. 

  • The opening up process
  • Understanding the role of jealousy, 
  • Assessing attachment styles; 
  • Multiple relationships: how to strengthen secure attachments in each relationship
  • Determining whether their open relationship is working for them, 
  • Unpacking each individuals’ meaning of monogamy and non-monogamy, 
  • Dealing with discrimination
  • Overcoming shame, stigma, judgments

  Kink, or unconventional sexuality: Working with clients who have an interest in BDSM and/or sexual fetishes

  • D/s and M/s relationships, DD/lg relationships,  or any other type of power dynamic or relationship style.
  • Myths about sadomasochism
  • Differentiating between abuse and S/M
  • Common philosophies of the kink community
  • Dealing with discrimination
  • Overcoming shame, stigma, judgments

Adult industry: Working with clients who work in some area of the adult industry

  • Erotic dance
  • Novelty retail 
  • Adult film
  • Sex work
  • Dealing with discrimination
  • Overcoming shame, stigma, judgments

Credentials include the following training and experience:

  • Master of Arts degree in Human Sexuality Studies
  • Original research about women from the kink community
  • San Diego County Train-the-Trainer program titled “Professional Skills Development for Sexual Health Conversations”, 
  • Recurrent Guest Lecturer at  San Diego State University for the graduate-level MFT class in sexuality. Topic presented is titled, “Cultural Sensitivity: Alternative Sexuality — working with people from diverse sexual lifestyles (including kink/BDSM, fetish, and non-monogamy)”
  • Adjunct Professor at Alliant International University teaching the Sex Therapy class to graduate students of the Couples and Family Therapy program
  • Advanced training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT)
  • Psychotherapy experience working directly with individuals and couples from sexual minority communities

If you are interested in scheduling a clinical consultation with Jennifer Rehor, please send an e-mail to Jennifer@AffirmingTherapyCenter.com, or call 619-456-0830.

Affirming Therapy Center (ATC) is owned and operated by Jennifer Rehor, LMFT (MFT 94564).
ATC is located in San Diego, California.