As the founder of Ariga Psychological Services, LLC, Ari Gartin provides mental health consultation services for forensic agencies, clinical supervision for interns and graduate students, and psychotherapy services for people 15 and older. Ari earned her Master of Science degree in Counseling in 2011 and has been counseling people of all ages since she began her training in 2010.
With 14 years of clinical work, she uses interpersonal psychotherapy, psychodynamic techniques, and attachment-based models to inform what she considers to be insight-oriented work. Ari has experience working with a variety of populations including LQBTQI, eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and life transition. Ari also identifies as a sex-positive, kink-aware professional specializing in work surrounding people who engage in practices that generate attraction or acts surrounding power dynamics, BDSM, and consensual non-monogamy.
Ari is completing her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Walden University and intends to graduate in Spring 2024.