Dr. Christiana Ibilola Awosan is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Midtown West, Manhattan specializing in trauma, relationships, premarital counseling, and race and cultural identity. The focus of her practice is in supporting people of color and individuals with marginalized identities as they navigate the impacts of social and environmental traumas, with an emphasis on cultural, gender, and sexual identity. Additionally, she has expertise in couples counseling to help couples break free from toxic patterns and find renewed fulfillment.
Dr. Awosan takes special care in providing care that is culturally sensitive, validating, and change-oriented. She uses evidence-based techniques in her practice, tailoring her approach to each client's concerns. Working from a Multicultural Relational Perspective, she draws on Family Systems, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Gottman’s couple treatment methods, Solution-Focused and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
Dr. Awosan welcomes individuals, couples, families, and parents to her practice. She is excited to help her clients overcome difficult obstacles, reclaim their inner strength, and embrace their unique identity. Her practice is conveniently located steps from the 50th St 8th Ave subway station.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing through hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Premarital counseling - Providing a safe and neutral environment for couples to explore expectations and prepare for the rewards and challenges of marriage
Loss and grief - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance
Race and cultural identity - Exploring topics of racial, cultural, and ethnic background as it relates to one’s family origins and personal identity
Christiana Ibilola Awosan is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 13 years
Ibisanmi Relational Health, Licensed Therapist , 2018 - Present
Drexel University, PhD in Couple and Family Therapy
Syracuse University, MA in Marriage and Family Therapy
Syracuse University, BS in Psychology
I felt I was heard and understood. I felt taken care of and valued. I already feel the support system that will be provided for me, and I'm looking forward to the experience with Dr. Awosan who looks like me and can better understand me."