Kamisha Ford, LMFT

Kamisha Ford is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Sex Therapist with over a decade of clinical experience.  She specializes in working with couples and with individuals around the topics of intimacy and sex.  Kamisha's clients and colleagues say that she is easy to talk to and particularly, her laid back style and compassion helps her clients approach and openly discuss sensitive topics.  


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SPECIALTIES

INTIMACY

SEXUALITY

TRAUMA

SEXUAL DIFFICULTIES

COUPLES THERAPY

RELATIONSHIP CHALLENGES


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Kamisha received both her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy at the University of La Verne in Southern California.  In her generalist training, Kamisha worked with children, couples, and families presenting with a variety of clinical concerns including anxiety, depression, complex trauma, and PTSD in community mental health, school settings, residential programs, and private practice, in addition to, supervising pre-licensed and licensed therapists and other mental health professionals.  She also received extensive training in sex therapy, and gained specialized training in working with couples and treating sexual problems.  Kamisha specializes in and has observed successful outcomes of Female Hyposexual Sexual Desire Disorder, Dyspareunia also known as painful intercourse, Vaginismus, Premature Ejaculation, Erectile Dysfunction, recovery from infidelity, ethical non-monogamy, and mixed-orientation couples. 

Kamisha enjoys working with individuals and couples motivated to improve their intimacy and sexual relationshipHer therapeutic approach is to collaborate with her clients to equip each with the skills to increase self-awareness, gain new perspectives, communicate their needs effectively, rebuild trust, and restore balance to their lives.  

In terms of her clinical style, Kamisha uses an integrative approach and intersectionality guides her practice.  Though her primary therapeutic style is narrative therapy, Kamisha is well versed in psychoanalytic, cognitive-behavioral, and solution-focused interventions.  She collaborates with her clients to build a strong therapeutic relationship which allows her to challenge them to examine negative thoughts and behavior patterns that worsen their current problems. 

Kamisha is also passionate about reducing the stigma of mental health in the Black community to heal from emotional, psychological, generational, and social trauma, providing an affirming space for all intersecting identities, and increasing access to mental health care for everyone.  

When she's not working, Kamisha values quality time with her loved ones and community service.  For fun, she especially enjoys reading, strength training, and traveling.   

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