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Counselor / Therapist in Los Angeles, CA

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Dr. Ava Cadell

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Love and Relationship Expert
Sex Counselor, AASECT Certified
I am an AASECT Certified Sex Counselor, Clinical Sexologist and maintain a private practice in LA where I work with clients on love, relationship, and intimacy issues, addressing concerns varying from communication problems, performance anxiety, infidelity, love and sex addiction, lack of desire, power struggles, and parental concerns.

Superior Court judges, private investigators, gynecologists, and psychiatrists refer clients who are having spousal abuse, relationship, or intimacy issues.

As a certified hypnotherapist, Dr. Ava can help to improve the physical, mental and emotional aspects of your life. Hypnosis can enable you to access the sub-conscious mind to create any desired changes that you want including: weight control, stop smoking, build confidence and enhance male or female sexuality.
Bio
I dedicate my life to helping individuals, mentoring students, creating programs, courses, surveys, research and products to promote the benefits of healthy relationships, intimacy and sex. I continue to study and collaborate with therapists, scientists, doctors on a daily basis to pursue quality and distinction in my career.

I have launched an online university where I share my 20 years of knowledge and certify Love Coaches

As an author, I have written 8 books, over 30 certified online courses, my latest book is called, The Sexy Little Book of Sex Games by Alpha/Penguin Publishing and currently writing my own series of “How To” sex education videos.

My media appearances have included over 100 TV shows as an expert on topics ranging from government funding for sexual research to the consequences of spanking children (MSNBC), sexual consent (CNN), pedophilia (Fox News Live), anger management (A & E), erectile dysfunction (Discovery Health), STD's (FX network), infidelity (CBS News), bisexuality (Discovery Channel), and many more. Upcoming TV appearances include the Emmy award winning TV show The Doctors, HBO’s The Cat House and a new reality show on Bravo.

As a public speaker I have lectured to pharmaceutical companies, entrepreneurial organizations, religious groups, medical institutes, women’s conferences and universities.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Loneliness
 Anger Management  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Anxiety and Panic  Marriage Counseling
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Men's Issues
 Body Image Issues  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Caregiver Issues  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Chronic Illness  Relationship Issues
 Couples Therapy  Self Esteem Issues
 Depression  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Divorce  Sexual Dysfunction
 Eating Disorders  Stress Management
 Grief and Loss  Trauma and PTSD
 Hypnotherapy  Women's Issues
 Life Transitions  Work and Career Issues
Certifications
 Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.)  Doctoral Degree (Ed.D.)
Education/Training
Newport University, 1988 Master of Arts in Human Behavior
Newport University, 1992 Doctor of Philosophy in Human Sexuality
American College of Sexology, 1995 Certified Sexologist
Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, 1996 Associate in Sex Education
Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, 1996 Clinical Sexologist,
Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, 1997 Doctor of Education in Human Sexuality
Clinical Hypnosis Center, 1998 Certification of Hypnotherapy

I am currently a Continuing Education Provider for:
State of California Board of Behavioral Sciences
California Board of Registered Nurses
Memberships
American Association of Sex Educators Counselors and Therapists (AASECT)
Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS)
International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH)
Payments Accepted
Credit card, check, cash
Hours:10-6 PM Monday to Friday
Location
9000 West. Sunset Blvd,
Suite 1001
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