Dr. Charles Oak, PHD

Dr. Charles Oak, PHD

Marriage & Family Therapy  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Charles Oak, PHD is a marriage & family therapist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of Louisville in 2006 and specializes in marriage & family therapy, counseling, and more.Read his story

2210 Goldsmith Ln Ste 104

Louisville, KY 40218

Contact Information

(502) 792-0667

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • LifeSynch
  • Magellan Health Services
  • 7 More

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This content was provided by Dr. Oak "If you've been struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship problems, or any other issues, then I think you deserve a happier, more satisfying life. And, you can discover that professional insight, tools, and guidance through counseling and therapy sometimes really can be the difference that makes the difference.However, unless you take the first step to solve your problems, they will never go away. Individuals, couples/pods, etc with a desire to open their relationship or address challenges that have occurred after opening up will find an experienced professional to help you navigate both. As a systems trained therapist I believe in the power of relationships. My therapeutic approach honors and explores key relationships in a client's life as they pertain to the problem that the client brings to therapy, and fostering a strong therapeutic alliance, integrating compassionate understanding to create a safe environment to explore client needs. With over 10-years' experience in marriage and family therapy, and as a graduate of the University of Louisville, Kent School of Social work, specializing in Marriage and Family Therapy, he is currently serving as a private practitioner working with couples, families, and individual adults, and adolescents. Among his areas of expertise are Couples Therapy from an Integrative Therapy approach, Family Therapy, Polyamory, Alternative Lifestyles, Pre-Marital Counseling, Sex Therapy, and Individual Therapy around both individual and relationship issues. He is a graduate of the Coaching Academy of North American (CANA) and is a Certified Master Coach and Life Coach. He is a Kink Aware Professional (KAP) experienced provider of services for individuals, couples, and families dealing with emotional, behavioral, and relationship issues including alternative lifestyles(kink, BDSM,open-marriage/relationships, and polyamory); infidelity; anxiety; depression; grief and loss; isolation and loneliness; life transition; self-esteem, and stress management. In addition, he has earned PHD in the field of social work and researcher in the fields of gerontology, human sexuality, intimacy, relationships, and masculine studies. Having studied a variety of spiritual paths, including the mystical paths and wisdom of the great spiritual teachers, Shawn's perspective is broad and deep. This allows him to provide a setting in which clients have the opportunity to access their own inner resources and wisdom.Methods such as hypnosis, visualization, meditation, psycho-spiritual tools, aromatherapy, communication processes, acupressure, Hoshin-Do, naturopathy, journal writing, are individually tailored for each person and their specific needs and goals. With his diverse training and background, Shawn has an ability to address the key issues in people's lives and to assist them to create a life with more peace, joy and fulfillment. Doctor of Philosophy (PHD) Social Work, Masters of Science in Social Work/Specialization: Marriage and Family Therapy, University of Louisville Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (KY Lic. # 104010) Certified Prepare/Enrich Pre-Marital Counselor Clinical Member, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT) Member, Kentucky Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (KAMFTA) Member, Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA) Clinical Member, American Psychological Association (APA) Member, Sexual Health Alliance (SHA) Member, Society for the Philosophy of Sex and Love (SPSL) Member, Community-Academic Consortium for Research on Alternative Sexualities (CARAS)"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Oak "Oak & Associates, LLC (OABHC) is an organization that provides comprehensive services in relationship counseling, psychotherapy and a health and wellness program. "The mission of Oak & Associates LLC is to provide the finest psychotherapy, sex therapy, alternative lifestyle counseling, coaching, and consulting services possible to assist individuals, couples, families, and businesses to energize and heal themselves and their relationships to connect at the most intimate level possible, because–"It's All About Relationships!""

23  Specialties

  • Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Adult Development & Aging Psychology
  • Adult Psychology
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology
  • Cognitive & Behavioral Psychology
  • Counseling
  • Couples Counseling
  • Eating Disorders
  • Geriatric Psychology
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Group Counseling
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Individual Counseling
  • Life Coaching
  • Men's Health Psychology
  • Mental Health
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Sex Therapy
  • Women's Counseling

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Oak does not have any board certifications listed.

13  Conditions Treated

24  Procedures

  • ADHD Testing
  • Adolescent Counseling
  • Behavior Modification
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Counseling Services
  • Couples Therapy
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Family Counseling
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Grief Therapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Marital and Family Psychotherapy
  • Marital Counseling
  • Marital Therapy
  • Parenting Classes
  • Pediatric Counseling
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Relaxation Therapy
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Counseling
  • Sexual Health Assessment
  • Sexual Health Management
  • Stress Management

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  • University Of Louisville
    Medical School | Graduated 2006

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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