Gina Senarighi - Counselor/Therapist, Author, Clergy, Consultant, Dating Coach, Divorce Coach, Divorce Recovery Coach, Life Coach, Marriage and Family Therapist, Marriage Educator, Marriage/Couples Counselor, Mediator, Personal Development Coach, Relationship Coach, Sex Coach, Sex Educator, Sex Therapist, Spiritual Coach, Spiritual Healer, YourTango Expert Partner - Portland, OR
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Gina Senarighi (MA,MFTI,MS)



5 Ways To Be More Hopeful

Hopelessness is one of the greatest challenges in my work to help people build happier lives. Hopelessness leads to powerlessness. And powerlessness (the inability to affect change in our lives) leaves us desperate and sad. And as Brene Brown says in The Gifts of Imperfection, "We need resilience, and hope, ...

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11 Vows For Non-Traditional Wedding Ceremonies

Every year I am blessed with the opportunity to perform weddings as an officiant. With the recent changes in the legal definition of marriage and more and more couples redefining with marriage and commitment mean to them, I have had more exciting offers to join families for these beautiful occasions. However, so ...

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11 More Vows For Non-Traditional Weddings

I wrote a post a while back about my work with non-monogamous, and/or LGBTQ, and/or sex-positive, and/or non-religious couples to help inspire them as they create commitment ceremonies fitting of their beliefs and ...

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Healthy, Strong, And Wise In Love

I met with a fabulous couple recently who identified their three core values as a couple as health, wisdom and strength. Once a month, when we meet, we incorporate those values into our session in a specific ...

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Should You Invite Homophobic Relatives To Your Wedding?

Your big day is coming and it's going to be the beautiful, exciting, emotional, dream commitment ceremony you have wanted since you were a little kid crushed on a camp counselor and dreaming of long term committed same-sex love. Read More

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Gina Senarighi

Quick Stats



Time in Practice:

6-10 years

I practice in:

Multiple states/provinces, please inquire

Additional Expertise:




Dating Coach

Divorce Coach

Divorce Recovery Coach

Life Coach

Marriage and Family Therapist

Marriage Educator

Marriage/Couples Counselor


Personal Development Coach

Relationship Coach

Sex Coach

Sex Educator

Sex Therapist

Spiritual Coach

Spiritual Healer

YourTango Expert Partner

I offer my services:

At my office

By Email

Willing To Meet in Public Locations like Starbucks (please inquire)

Via Skype

Via a webcam

I am fluent in:


Licence information:

Expiration 7/1/14
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Articles by Gina Senarighi
Sad Dude

5 Ways To Be More Hopeful

We all face trying times in life. Here's how to pick yourself up and keep moving.

Beachy Keen

11 Vows For Non-Traditional Wedding Ceremonies

You two are unlike any other couple, and your wedding should be too!

Sand Heart

11 More Vows For Non-Traditional Weddings

You're a unique couple, so your vows should be too.

Summer In Paradise

Healthy, Strong, And Wise In Love

Ask yourself: What do I need from my partner to be healthier, stronger, and wiser?

two brides

Should You Invite Homophobic Relatives To Your Wedding?

Having trouble deciding who gets to come to your big day? Here's how to choose what's best for you.

Gina Senarighi

All Specialties

Abandonment, Abortion Issues, Anxiety Issues, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Body Language, Business Management, Career, Codependency, Communication Problems, Conflict Management, Control Issues, Couples/Marital Issues, Dating/Being Single Support, Deception, Divorce/Divorce Prevention, Empowering Women, Emptiness, Engagement, Family Support, Fertility Issues, Forgiveness, Grief, Loss, & Bereavement, Health Coach, Health/Wellness, Identity Issues, Infertility, Life Management, Life Transitions, Marriage, Matchmaking, Midlife Crisis, Mood Swings, Multicultural Concerns, Online Dating, Other, Parenting, Pregnancy & Birthing, Religious, Religious Issues, Self-Esteem, Sexuality, Spiritual, Stepfamilies, Stress Management, Time Management, Trust Issues, Wellness, Worry