Dr. A.P. Carmichael, PhD
MEd, MA, LMFT
Relationships are part of what makes us human. We thrive when connected with others. I am passionate about helping people create and maintain healthy and loving relationships. I work with couples, families, and individuals and have strong experience working with LGBTQ clients. I make it a priority to create a safe space for all of my clients. It is through this atmosphere of acceptance that we can work together to create true change and growth.
I work with clients who are going through a crisis as well as those who are simply looking to strengthen their relationships. I have extensive experience working with gay couples, polyamory systems, transgender adult as well as transgender youths and their families. However you identify, I am here to support you and help you create and maintain healthy and fulfilling relationships.
I’m am Gottman trained and experienced applying these skills to couples who are going through a relationship crisis (infidelity, sexless marriage etc). I have been trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy for couples. I have a doctorate in Human Sexuality Research and a master’s degree in Human Sexuality Education from Widener University in Philadelphia. I hold a second master’s degree in Marital and Family Therapy from Saint Louis University.
I offer traditional in-person and telehealth appointments. My offices are located in the Central West End neighborhood of Saint Louis, very close to Barnes Jewish Hospital. I have a second in Olivette. My offices have parking available.
Individuals get therapy for myriad reasons. Some have experienced trauma, grief or heartache. Some people just want to stop feeling stuck.
I have experience working with families going through crisis as well as families who are just feeling stuck. I have extensive experience with sexual minorities and gender creative youths and their families.