Fitz (they/them) earned their Master’s Degree in Social Work from The University of Michigan in 2013 and completed a Post-Masters clinical fellowship at the University of California Berkeley. In 2016 Fitz completed The University of Michigan’s Sexual Health Certificate program and has been an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist since 2019. They are fully licensed to practice in the State of Michigan.
Fitz approaches therapeutic work from a multicultural feminist framework. They integrate specific interventions from a variety of modalities including CBT, DBT, mindfulness, motivational interviewing, harm-reduction, and compassion focused therapy to best support each client. They acknowledge that client’s multiple identities and experiences impact their presenting concerns and as such dedicates her client interactions toward developing collaborative, mutually agreed upon goals and solutions. Fitz has experience supporting clients with anxiety, depression, adjustment to life changes, grief and loss, trauma, relationship issues, minority stress, HIV, identity exploration, and sexual health concerns.
Fitz has a particular passion for working with LGBTQIA identified clients and is an advocate for those exploring gender identity, including transition support. They have training in working with clients/couples with concerns about sexual health, sex and intimacy, sexual functioning, is supportive of those exploring ethically/consensually non-monogamous relationships, and is a kink-aware provider. Fitz has experience working with clients from diverse backgrounds in regards to socioeconomic status, race and ethnicity, age, gender, and sexuality.