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Joseph Torre: Therapist

Joseph Torre, M.Ed. (he, him, his) received a Master of Education in Counseling Psychology (M.Ed.) from Temple University. He has also completed a graduate certificate program for Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at Temple University. This certification has helped prepare him to meet our diverse community’s needs better. Joseph is a pre-licensed professional counselor practicing in Pennsylvania under the supervision of a Licensed Professional Counselor (Amber Lynn Connell, Pennsylvania LPC #PC006684). Before becoming a professional counselor, he had an extensive career in human resources.   


Temple University, Master of Education: Counseling Psychology

Temple University, Graduate Certificate: Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

Columbia College, Bachelor of Arts: Psychology

All Hands In
Professional Memberships

American Psychological Association – Division 17

American Counseling Association

SAIGE - Society for Sexual, Affectional, Intersex, and Gender Expansive Identities

Couples Therapy
Therapeutic Approach

Affirmative care for the LGBTQIA+ community is more than just a slogan. It requires the clinician to work to develop competencies relevant to our community actively. In my education and continuing professional development, I have focused my work on understanding the process of gender identity development and building resilience in LGBTQIA+ youth. We currently have secure, safe, and professional online sessions available.

Therapist and Patient
Use of Diagnosis

Mental health diagnosis can help provide a common understanding of a condition, help identify treatment options, and provide access to health insurance coverage. However, a mental health diagnosis can sometimes carry a stigma, affecting employment, housing, and relationships. Before making any diagnosis, I will partner with you to consider the benefits and possible consequences.

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