ROBBI ANNE STRAUSS, M.Ed., Ed.S., LPC
Robbi Anne is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. She works with individuals, couples, and families, with a specialty in working with parents of young children. Whether it is a new baby changing the dynamics of your partnership, a toddler with strong tantrums stirring up the home, or a child with a recent mental health diagnosis that is challenging to wrap your mind around, Robbi Anne’s focus is to help you feel equipped and empowered in your role as a parent so that you can take on each day with a refreshed sense of self. With a direct, engaging, and upbeat personality, she strives to create an atmosphere of change with her clients, one that is rooted in individuality and connection.
Graduating from the University of Florida with a masters in counselor education and a specialist degree in marriage and family therapy, Robbi Anne worked with clients in an OCD facility, utilizing Exposure Response Prevention with clients of a wide variety of ages. Additionally, Robbi Anne previously worked in the school system in Florida, providing mental health services for elementary and middle school students with IEP status, with an emphasis on building emotional regulation skills. Robbi Anne is also a certified Positive Discipline Educator and incorporates this lens when working with families. Operating from a trauma informed lens and utilizing Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) methods, Robbi Anne is also passionate about supporting foster and adoptive parents and families. With the unique attachment and trauma history that foster and adoptive parents are faced with, Robbi Anne focuses on building connection and trust, helping equip parents to feel confident in their unique parenting role. In addition to parenting work, Robbi Anne also works with coupleslooking to strengthen their communication and connection, and is certified in the PREPARE/ENRICH Premarital Counseling program.
Aside from her clinical skills and therapeutic approaches, Robbi Anne finds great joy in the work she does with her clients. As a natural connector and strong communicator, she enjoys bringing her full self into the therapy room. Robbi Anne utilizes humor, challenge, and gentleness as needed, allowing her clients to show up as they are for each unique session.