California Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, American Board Certified Clinical Sexologist, AAMFT Clinical Fellow, Couples Relationship Specialist, Sex Therapist, Sexual Addiction Therapist, Couple Betrayal Trauma Recovery, Partner Betrayal Trauma Therapist, Rainbow Advocate Educator and Rainbow Advocate Clinical Specialist. Emelina Bellé is passionate about providing individuals and couples psychotherapy evidenced-based treatment planning and techniques to address client’s concerns. Her approach is providing a compassionate, inclusive and nonjudgmental safe space in establishing insight, growth and transformation for meaningful and satisfying relationships across intersections of diversity. She is dedicated to supporting individuals and couples with increasing emotional and sexual intimacy, effective communication, maternal mental health, affair and infidelity recovery, managing conflict, and complex trauma towards establishing mental health and well-being.
Emelina (she/her) is bicultural and bilingual in Spanish and acknowledges diversity, equity and inclusivity, sexual orientation, gender identity, the LGBTQIA2+ community, and the various intersections of identity. She conducts research studies on Modern Love Stories, An Inquiry of Interracial Couple Romantic Relationships to address attachment theory and ways of connection amongst interethnic, interracial, and intercultural couples for the exploration of attachment theory, love theories, emotional and sexual intimacy, and meaning-making of diverse American couples.
Emelina is an AAMFT Clinical Fellow American Association of Marriage & Family Therapy, a Doctor of Psychology Marriage & Family Therapy PsyD Candidate and Sex Therapist. She holds advanced clinical training and certifications, including Comprehensive Sexology Program, Gottman Method Couples Therapy Advanced Level 3, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional Level 2 (CCTP-II), EMDR Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDRIA), Neuroscience, Trauma Stress Studies Program. Additionally, she is a Certified Sex Therapist Candidate (CST), Certified Sex Addiction Therapist Candidate (CSAT), Certified Couples Betrayal Recovery Therapist Candidate, Certified Trauma Partner Therapist Candidate (CTPP), and Rainbow Advocate Clinical Specialist (RACS) Candidate from the International Institute Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP). Emelina holds a Marriage & Family Therapy M.A. Master’s Degree from the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) Alliant International University COAMFTE Commission on Accreditation of Marriage & Family Education.