About

Candice Cooper-Lovett

A native of Buffalo, NY, Dr. Cooper-Lovett is the therapist and owner of A New Creation Psychotherapy Services, LLC in the south Atlanta Metro Area. Dr. Cooper-Lovett received a bachelor’s in psychology from the University at Buffalo. She has a master’s in marriage and family therapy from Syracuse and a Ph.D. in couple’s and family therapy from Drexel University. She serves as a reviewer for the journal of interpersonal violence and the journal of family violence. She was also an expert panelist for online magazine Survive, Transform, Soar by Dawn Aegle. Dr. Cooper-Lovett has over 15 years of experience working with individuals, couples, and families. Dr. Cooper-Lovett specializes in trauma particularly domestic violence/intimate partner violence (IPV), sexual assault/abuse, and community violence that affects individuals, couples, and families, she also works with women's self-identity and discovery. Additionally, she has a specialty in working with youth witnesses to IPV as well as at risk youth.  She specializes in infidelity recovery, and situational violence between couples as well as sexuality and sexual issues. Dr. Cooper-Lovett's expertise has contributed to peer-reviewed journals, blogs, and online magazines, and articles such as the Journal of Black Sexuality and Relationships, Survive, Transform, Soar online magazine, Sheen Magazine, Bustle, Yahoo Lifestyle, Scary Mommy and MadameNoire.

 

Dr. Cooper-Lovett has been on radio shows, podcasts, webinars, television, and panels and have done workshops and keynote speeches. Dr. Cooper-Lovett has a focus of post-traumatic growth and social justice. Dr. Cooper-Lovett has presented at many national conferences since her undergraduate career in 2004 and has discussed topics around violence, clinical implications in working with African American youth witnesses to IPV (intimate partner violence), and mental health awareness in African American communities. Dr. Cooper-Lovett has done workshops that focus on healthy relationships, as well as workshops on empowerment and growth. She was also the keynote speaker for the Women of Virtue Transitional Foundation's Purple Orchids, Survivor and Thrivers Brunch and Fundraiser event in 2017, and 2018. Additionally, she was awarded the trailblazer of the year award at the event in 2017. She has done workshops at local community centers, churches and various events throughout the Atlanta, GA area. Dr. Cooper-Lovett has also previously facilitated groups with at-risk youth on topics of substance use, trauma, and anger management.  As a mental health and empowerment speaker, Dr. Cooper-Lovett enjoy's messages that are focused on social justice and equality, growth, healthy relationships, preventing dating violence, self discovery and happiness in women, and empowerment for at-risk youth.  Additionally, Dr. Cooper-Lovett does consulting and facilitation of retreats for staff in organizations (trust, morale, cohesion). She also does training's on issues such as sexual harassment/assault, domestic violence, and issues regarding race, gender, ability, sexual orientation and identity. 

If you are interested in booking Dr. Cooper-Lovett for a speaking engagement please email or call her for pricing and availability. You can also find some of Dr. Cooper-Lovett's presentations, radio, and tv appearances on her multimedia page. 

Media Kit available upon request.

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