Patricia Raya

On the Couch with Patricia D. Raya, Ph.D., LAC, NCC, Reiki Master, Yoga Nidra

Dr. Patricia brings a unique background that blends together her clinical skills with 40 years experience as an educator, corporate leader/entrepreneur, leadership consultant, and personal coach and guide.

Anxiety and Depression

Anxiety and Depression

Symptoms of anxiety and depression often overlap and may include any of the following: persistent sadness, worry, empty mood, hopelessness, pessimism, guilt, worthlessness, helplessness, loss of pleasure, sleep and appetite changes and loneliness.

Stress and Trauma

Stress and Trauma

Stress and trauma can occur because of a number of events and experiences that an individual may have experienced acutely and chronically. Sometimes stress and trauma develop because of “human giver syndrome,” childhood neglect and abuse, medical trauma, death of loved ones, and the witnessing of violence.

Lifecycle Transitions

Each lifecycle brings about new challenges and opportunities. Dr. Patricia can help navigate those transitions with curiosity, receptivity, courage, compassion, and vitality.

Grief and Loss

Dr. Patricia helps individuals rearrange and reclaim their life by working through the reality of being altered yet embracing the possibilities of emotional healing, meaning, and purpose.

Facilitation Skills

Wellness and Spirituality

This work also focuses on different ways patients can utilize contemplative practices, prayer, meditation, journaling, dreams, existential challenges, and a high power.