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The following helping professionals are members of the Healing Trauma Network and have completed the Post Induction Training, Inner Child Intensive and Feelings Reduction Intensive or the equivalent and are actively using this model to aid clients to heal from relational trauma. Some members have also completed the Couples Boundary Training Workshop and are actively using the Couples Boundary work developed by Pia Mellody in their private practices.

Please use the legend below for specific services offered by the network members:

 Therapists who offer PIT workshop intensives in their private practices or in ongoing groups

 Therapists who offer workshop intensives in their private practices and allow other therapists to observe

 Therapists who have completed the Couples Boundary Training and use it in private practice

Note to all readers: This professional directory can help you locate a PIT Practitioner. The Healing Trauma Network (“HTN”) neither endorses nor recommends the individuals listed on this website. The HTN cannot make assurances that the qualifications or services of any individual would be suitable for the needs of a particular individual. Users of this registry understand and agree that the Network is neither liable nor responsible for any actions of those using or choosing to list on this registry.

Ms. Profota has 25 years' experience in the area of addictions/chemical dependence, sex and love addiction, dual diagnosis, codependence, and trauma resolution. As a therapist and manager for Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center (PaRC) for 6 years, she facilitated trauma and grief resolution, relationship, family and parent groups. She initiated the sex and love addiction group curriculum and clinically managed the Memorial Hermann Counseling Center and the sober living component of the PaRC as well. As a field instructor for UH's Graduate College of Social Work she assisted in teaching social work students the basics of clinical social work and the advanced skills of chemical dependence treatment. Her initial psychotherapy experience after graduate school was in the field of employee assistance programs where she learned to facilitate healthy work environments, teach stress management techniques and coach executives to expand their potential. Ava is also a lecturer and workshop facilitator utilizing her exceptional experiential and intuitive skills to uncover and resolve underlying trauma. Her 12 years of experience facilitating group process have refined her intuitive and experiential skills. Ava has received training with world-renowned authors and therapists Patrick Carnes, PhD and Pia Mellody, and offers evidence-based, innovative therapy for the treatment of sex, love, romance and chemical addictions. ?
Ms. Profota's former careers include 25 years clinical healthcare management as a respiratory therapist and wound care specialist utilizing Hyperbaric Oxygen therapy and as a massage therapist employing intuitive touch. Her knowledge of chemistry, biology, physiology and intuitive touch combine to create deep insight into the human psyche, brain and body.

Phone: 713-589-4730