Psychology / Therapist Biography

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Short: (125-words)

Lita-Luise Chappell has received a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in psychology with an emphasis in health education, and a Doctorate in Human Sexuality. Prior to becoming a full-time writer, Lita-Luise Chappell had a private practice as a Sexual Health Consultant and Therapist in Irvine, California, specializing in therapeutic counseling for individuals, couples, and groups. Doctor Chappell is also certified as a mind-body hypnotherapist, a neuro-linguistics practitioner, sex educator, erotologist, and clinical sexologist. Doctor Chappell has been a member of several American sexual associations, a national traveling member of a pastoral counseling team, has served on a Board of Review for an international psychology guild and journal, and written many articles, essays, commentaries, and reviews in the field, in print and online.

Mid-Length: (235-words)

Lita-Luise Chappell has received a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in psychology with an emphasis in health education from the University for Humanistic Studies in Solana Beach, California, and a Doctorate in Human Sexuality from the Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality in San Francisco. Prior to becoming a full-time writer, Lita-Luise Chappell had a private practice as a Sexual Health Consultant and Therapist in Irvine, California, specializing in therapeutic counseling for individuals, couples, and groups. Doctor Chappell is also certified as a mind-body hypnotherapist, a neuro-linguistics practitioner, sex educator, erotologist, and clinical sexologist.

Doctor Chappell has been a member of several American sexual associations: The Western Region of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, The American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists, and The American College of Sexologists. Doctor Chappell has traveled nationally as a pastoral counselor advising and teaching clergy counseling methods in a religious setting. She served on the Board of Directors for the Erotic Heritage Museum in Las Vegas, Nevada, and on the Board of Review for the International Psychology Guild of Ordo Templi Orientis for nearly twenty years. Doctor Chappell has contributed to the guild’s psychology journal, Neshamah, and written many articles, expository essays, commentaries, and reviews in the field of sexuality; and produced a scientific study on the Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors Among Students and Faculty of Two Holistic Body-Work Schools.

Long: (340-words)

Lita-Luise Chappell has received a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in psychology with an emphasis in health education from the University for Humanistic Studies in Solana Beach, California, and a Doctorate in Human Sexuality from the Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality in San Francisco. Prior to becoming a full-time writer, Lita-Luise Chappell had a private practice as a Sexual Health Consultant and Therapist in Irvine, California, specializing in therapeutic counseling for individuals, couples, and groups. Doctor Chappell is also certified as a mind-body hypnotherapist, a neuro-linguistics practitioner, sex educator, erotologist, and clinical sexologist.

Doctor Chappell has been a member of several American sexual associations: The Western Region of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, The American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists, and The American College of Sexologists. Doctor Chappell has traveled nationally as a pastoral counselor advising and teaching clergy counseling methods in a religious setting. She served on the Board of Directors for the Erotic Heritage Museum in Las Vegas, Nevada, and on the Board of Review for the International Psychology Guild of Ordo Templi Orientis for nearly twenty years. Doctor Chappell has contributed to the guild’s psychology journal, Neshamah, and written many articles, expository essays, commentaries, and reviews in the field of sexuality; and produced a scientific study on the Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors Among Students and Faculty of Two Holistic Body-Work Schools.

Doctor Lita-Luise Chappell has had other work in the field, as a business owner specializing in clinical hypnotherapy and neuro-linguistic programming, in Pacific Beach, California called, The Balance Within; and as an operations manager for Thelema Media, a multi-media publishing house specializing in works of psychology, personal freedoms, magick, and religious-sexual mysteries. Her book, Sticks and Balls; A Sexologist Pokes Fun At Sports, explores the relationship between sports and sex. Other articles on psychology and sexuality have been printed in various magazines, newsletters, and online, with some translated into Portuguese. Dr. Chappell has also spoken on two podcasts, Thelema Now and Speech in the Silence.