Individual, Couples and Sex Therapist
Zemi Moore is a black female marriage and family therapist who works with individuals, couples and families. Zemi has dedicated the last 10 years trying to understand the complexity of the human condition and the various modalities to inspiring growth. As a strengths-based, cognitive behavioral therapist, she focuses on helping her clients understand how their past experiences, relationships and current thoughts join together to create a unique collage that guides their current behaviors and desires. She believes that once a client understands how the different puzzle pieces come together or interact, they are better able to manage their challenges, reinforce their strengths and can create interconnectedness to others. This perspective lead Zemi to focus her academic and professional career exploring the impact of systems (i.e., couple, friends, community, religion, minority membership, society) and how to utilize the intersectionality of them for the client’s benefit.
Zemi has crafted her therapeutic approach by working in a wide range of roles: research assistant, case manager, out-patient therapist, and family-based therapist. She embodies a unique blend of both warm, positive regard and dynamic, logical exploration. As a result, she is able to appeal to the individual who wants to explore tender feelings in a safe and accepting environment, as well as the individual who wants to engage in critical dissection of thoughts with an emphasis on behavioral interventions.
In addition to supporting clients with general mental health challenges, Zemi specializes in couples, minorities/diversity, depression, grief, family legacies, life transitions/milestones and crisis management.
Zemi received her BS in Psychology from Howard University and her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University. She is also currently pursuing a doctoral degree in human sexuality at the California Institute of Integral Studies.
Zemi is a member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and American Association for Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT).