About Dr. Rhea Orion
Rhea Orion is a licensed marriage and family therapist (CA #MFC 51696) with a doctorate in psychology from Saybrook University in California, and a Sex Therapist certified by the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists. She is a Family and Consumer Scientist (aka home economist) with a degree in child and family studies from the University of New Hampshire. In addition she is a “spiritual emergencies” counselor as defined by the American Psychological Association.
Dr. Orion is an experienced sex and drug educator for teens and adults. She has been additionally certified by the Arthritis Foundation and the International Sports Medicine Association to help with positive management, and to lead support and information groups, for people living with arthritis, disabilities, and chronic illness.
She has two decades of experience as a counselor and educator for teens, families, couples, and adults in public and private, traditional and alternative, educational and clinical settings. She has been working to positively manage the impact of a physical impairment/chronic illness since 1992 and is a breast cancer survivor.
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Association for Pre- and Peri-Natal Psychology and Health
American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT)
Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality
International Professional Surrogates Association (IPSA)