Dr. Oak is Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT – KY/IN), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-IN), Certified Sexologist, Kink Knowledgeable Professional (CKP). Sex and Alt. Sex Life/Relationship Coach.
He believes his life work is to assist humans to find success, fulfillment and the ability to live inter-connected, rich, deeply intimate, powerful and pleasurable lives, with a special emphasis on personal and sexual authenticity. As a sex positive clinician, coach, educator, mentor, trainer and relationships expert, he honors his beliefs and his values of authenticity, curiosity, practice, commitment, integrity, connection, eroticism and synergy in his work.
Dr. Oak’s inspiration comes from many traditions including power dynamics, mysticism, Tantra, various spiritual paths including Christianity, Buddhism, Deism, and Native American spirituality resulting in a perspective that 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.
Among his areas of expertise are Kink/BDSM Coaching, Coaching Non-Monogamous Alternative Lifestyles, Relationship Therapy from an Integrative Therapy approach, Family Therapy, Polyamory, Alternative Relationship Lifestyles, Pre-Marital Counseling, Sex Therapy, and Individual Therapy around both individual and relationship issues.
He is a Kink Knowledgeable Professional (KKP) experienced provider of services for individuals, couples, and families dealing with emotional, behavioral, and relationship issues including alternative lifestyles (Kink, BDSM, consensual non-monogamy, 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 with research interests in the fields of gerontology, human sexuality, intimacy, relationships, Kink/BDSM, and masculine studies.
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, Dr. Oak 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 (MSSW)
Specialization: Marriage and Family Therapy, University of Louisville
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
(KY Lic. # 104010) (IN Lic. # 35001769A)
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
(IN Lic. #34008114A)
Certified Clinical Sexologist
Certified Prepare/Enrich Pre-Marital Counselor
Clinical Fellow, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Kentucky Association of Marriage & Family Therapists (KAMFT)
American Psychological Association (APA)
American College of Sexologists International (ACS)
American Society of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists (ASSECT)
Community – Academic Consortium for Research on Alternative Sexualities (CARAS)
Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA)
Sexual Health Alliance (SHA)
Society for the Philosophy of Sex and Love (SPSL)
National Coalition for Sexual Freedom (NCSF)