I am particularly passionate about working with clients who have entered the perinatal stage of life either through pregnancy, birth, fertility challenges, miscarriage, early child rearing, or abortion experiences. I have experience supporting clients through pregnancy and postpartum including birth trauma processing, navigating emotions related to IVF and infertility, and maternal identity development.
I am also committed to providing support for adult survivors of sexual, relational, and religious trauma. Too often, the needs of survivors go unmet and the pain of living with trauma goes unacknowledged. I believe that therapy can be an opportunity for healing for those of us who have had our bodily or relational boundaries crossed and our sense of trust and security violated. I welcome you to reach out if you are in need of support.
I am a Licensed Graduate Social Worker working under supervision and a recent graduate of the University of Chicago Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice. I am trained in both contextual behavioral and psychodynamic therapeutic modalities and am committed to working collaboratively and creatively with clients to build a therapeutic relationship that works for you. I believe that all people have the right to safe and supportive psychotherapy no matter their age, gender identity, sexual orientation or practices, relationship structures, race, nationality, disability, or socioeconomic status.
Please reach out by calling (612) 825-4792 or email me at [email protected] to schedule an initial session for either in-person and remote psychotherapy. I am grateful you are here.
Aleiya Penn | Email [email protected] | Call 612-825-4792