About Dr. Athena Staik

by John M. Grohol, Psy.D.
February 27, 2011

Relationship consultant, author, educator & licensed marriage and family therapist, Dr. Athena Staik uses cutting edge tools, neuroscience and recent findings on the brain and intimate relations to help clients break free of a wide range of issues, to include depression, anxiety, infidelity, codependency, addictions, addictive love patterns, reactivity and other emotional issues.

For over 10 years, Dr. Athena Staik has studied the brain, the neuroscience of attachments, and cutting edge tools for accelerated success and human change. With a Ph.D. in marriage and family therapy, and an MA and BA in psychology, her work is influenced by a wide range of psychological models, with an emphasis on positive, strengths-based approaches. As a relationship expert, emotional intelligence coach, and master practitioner of neurolinguistic programming, Dr. Staik’s passion is to awaken the best in life and relationship. She is known for her gift for tapping into clients’ strengths, inspiring others to make transformative change, and her strong blend of compassion, kindness & willingness to consistently stand in truth.

Athena Staik, Ph.D. is developer of Conscious-Love™ Transformations, a synthesis of evidence-based psychological interventions, experiential approaches, and the latest findings on the brain, neuroscience and intimate relationships. Dr. Staik is currently in private practice in Fredericksburg, VA, and writing her book, Safe Enough to Love™: Breaking Free of Addictive Love in Couple Relationships. For information, comments or questions, or to schedule an appointment or workshop, visit her website at www.drstaik.com.

Or visit on her Facebook fan page www.facebook/DrAthenaStaik.com.

 

 

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