Congratulations on taking the first step in building a relationship that will last a lifetime. Whether you're getting ready to take the first leap into romance or are working through longstanding relationship challenges, Wellstone Center for Love & Relationships is here to help! The love you've been waiting for starts now...
Meet your Clinician
Brittney P. Stanley is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Connecticut and Vermont specializing in couple therapy, LGBTQIA+ issues, and human intimacy and sexuality. Brittney offers comprehensive, evidence-based, culturally and spiritually responsive support to individuals who want to improve their lives and relationships. Brittney's approachable, collaborative style fosters thought, reflection, and growth, and allows romantic partners to explore their concerns, reflect on their desires, cultivate closeness and connection, and make lasting positive changes.
Brittney holds a B.S in Psychology, M.A. in Counseling Psychology, Executive M.A. in Healthcare Leadership from Brown University, and is pursuing a PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy with a specialization in adult attachment and bonding. Among her vast experience and training, Brittney has completed specialty training in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), the Gottman Method, Imago Couple Therapy, and human sexuality and intimacy. Brittney is a Gottman Institute Approved leader and educator for the Seven Principles of Making Marriage Work and Bringing Home Baby workshops, and is an active member of the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT).
Additional competencies include eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectal behavioral therapy (DBT), trauma-focused CBT (TF-CBT), narrative therapy, and mindfulness practice. Brittney is experienced in working couples and relational systems of all types-- LGBTQIA+ couples, individuals in polyamorous relationship structures, non-traditional partners, and all others are welcome!