Tony has an M.S.C. in Community Counseling from the University of Phoenix. He is a Nationally Certified Counselor, licensed by the state of Arizona (LAC), an ordained pastor, and a member of the American Board of Christian Sex Therapists. He has received specialized training in intimacy therapy through the Institute for Sexual Wholeness from Richmont Graduate School in Atlanta. (Tony is under the supervision of Dr. Raymond Branton, a licensed psychologist, and Dr. Doug Rosenau, a nationally known psychologist and sex therapist.) Additionally, Tony is experienced in working with people who struggle with marital issues, depression, anxiety, anger, assertiveness, spiritual crises, and many other common issues we face today. Finally, Tony is a certified facilitator for PREPARE/ENRICH, an effective pre-marital counseling program.
People often wonder what Christian sex therapy is and who could possibly need it. It can be extremely helpful for those couples who are:
Some couples (and individuals) are a slow to seek help in this area because the topic of intimacy can be awkward and uncomfortable. Tony helps create an environment where people will be at ease and can feel free to have an open and honest conversation.