Dr. Reka Farago earned her PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision at the University of Northern Colorado, her Masters Degree at Chaminade University in Hawaii with an emphasis in Couples and Family Therapy, and her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Hawaii Pacific University. Dr. Reka is in private practice in Centennial, Colorado, where she lives with her family. She is licensed in two states, and is a Certified Sex Therapist. Dr. Reka serves on the Editorial Board as a reviewer for the Journal of Counseling Sexology and Sexual Wellness, and her most recent publication addresses Supervision in Human Sexuality Counseling issues in internship and practicum.
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Reka earned her Bachelors Degree in Psychology at Hawaii Pacific University in 2000, her Masters in Counseling Psychology in 2003, and her PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision in 2019 from the University of Northern Colorado. Reka became licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas in 2008, in Colorado in 2013, and in Utah in 2021. In addition, Reka became a Certified Sex Therapist in 2013, and her primary clinical work is with couples. Reka’s dissertation was in supervision, specifically supervision of human sexuality issues in a practicum and internship, from a multicultural perspective. Reka is also trained in Gottman levels 1-2, and is a Certified Couples Therapist.
Dr. Reka strives to provide a warm and trusting environment in all her classes, where students can openly collaborate, and feel a sense of inclusion regardless of background. Creating a sense of community, student-led, co-creation of learning while holding a rigorous standard are the cornerstones of her teaching philosophy.
My research focus has been supervision, LGBTQ+, multicultural issues and couples topics. I will link my publications below. My current publication in the works is how to apply the principles of sexuality counseling to couples work and is due for it’s first draft in October.
Ethics, Internship, Practicum, Group Dynamics and Facilitation, Sexuality Counseling, Diagnosis and Treatment, Couples and Family Practicum, Multicultural Counseling.