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  • Therapist

Jae Isla Avilez


MA in Couples and Family Therapy Candidate

Graduate Clinical Intern




Supervised By:

Values & Philosophy

I am a sex and relational therapist and I lean on my queerness, intuition, spirituality, and passion to facilitate a restorative process’. I work with individuals, couples, families, and communities to mitigate harm and conflict while fostering space to heal. My goal is to support clients in recognizing how they have been living misaligned and encourage them to pivot to connect to their truth, power, chaos, and authenticity.

I became a therapist because of my own experience. Therapy was the first time I had ever felt seen, heard, and safe with another person, and that’s what I hope to do for other people. Therapy is scary; it’s intimate, and it’s hard. I also know firsthand that it’s worth it.

If you choose to work with me, you can expect to be challenged and pushed to connect to the most vulnerable parts of yourself or your relationship. Change is possible; everyone deserves what they need to grow and thrive. The world will be a better place because of it. If you want to change, if you want to grow, I would be more than happy to help you.

Education & Training


Adler University, 2024

Pace University, 2016


Certified Sexuality Educator
AASECT, 2025

Certified Sex Therapist
AASECT, 2025

Areas of Focus & Specialization

  • Sex & Sexuality
  • Gender Exploration & Transition
  • Adults with ADHD
  • Trauma Recovery
  • High Conflict Couples & Polycules
  • Family Therapy
  • Adult Child - Parent Cut Offs
  • Grief

I Work With

  • Individuals
  • Relationships (triads, polycules, metamours, constellations, couples)
  • Families (chosen and family of origin)
  • Children
  • Adolescents


  • Queer Affirming Practice
  • Polyamorous/Non Monogamous Affirming Practice
  • Anti-Racist
  • Equity Centered
  • Haes Approach
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Narrative Therapy Approach
  • Contextual Therapy
  • Strategic Therapy
  • Attachment Theory
  • Systemic Framework