The pandemic hasn’t forced singles into love lockdown mode as statistics indicate that more people are turning to dating apps in 2021. Although the virtual environment offers seemingly infinite options, more isn’t always better and doesn’t necessarily increase chances for a love match.
On this episode, couples therapist Olivia L. Baylor highlights considerations and guidance for those looking to avoid dating drama once and for all! We discuss why dating is so hard, how to set expectations, the benefits of couples therapy/counseling and more!
Olivia L. Baylor
Olivia Baylor’s Bio: I am a Licensed Mental Health Therapist and owner of Life Revisions Counseling, LLC in Catonsville Maryland. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Master of Arts in Criminal Justice, Master of Science in Mental Health Therapy, and a Post-Bach Certification in Couples and Family Systems. I also possess a certification as a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and Board Certified-TeleMental Health Provider (BC-TMH). I have specialized training in Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder and Proper Component of Care from Postpartum Support International (PSI). With this training, I’m able to screen and offer therapy services to clients who struggle with Perinatal Mood Disorder, Post-Adoption Depression, and Anxiety. I also have training in conducting clinical assessments such as T Visa, U Visa, Asylum, and VAWA. In 2020 I received training and certification as a Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist-Individual (CCTSI) from the International Trauma Institute. Also in 2020, I became a registered yoga trainer with over 200 hours (RYT-200). I have been trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Prepare Enrich. I also offer speaking engagements on premarital counseling, LGBTQ+ affirmative counseling, effective communication, healthy relationships, cultural differences on raising African children in American culture, and preparing for private practice. In 2017, I published a Premarital Counseling Workbook called, Before I do: Complete Premarital Counseling Workbook for Heterosexual, LGBTQ, and Polyamorous Couples. In 2021, I published my second book called My Therapy Journey, a six-month fillable notebook and journal to track your therapy goals, progress, and growth.
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