Philadelphia Institute for Individual, Relational & Sex Therapy
Hannah Afua Obeng is an Individual and Relational therapist currently practicing at the Philadelphia Institute for Individual, Relational & Sex Therapy (PhIIRST). She is a member of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT), and the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). Hannah received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania, and is a Licensed Social Worker. She is currently completing a postgraduate certification in Sex Therapy at the Council for Relationships.
Hannah has a passion for understanding the ways in which trauma, physical, and mental health affect our personal and romantic relationships. She has years of experience exploring these areas through her work helping domestic violence and sexual assault survivors, individuals living with HIV/AIDS, and individuals living with chronic illnesses such as Sickle Cell Disease cultivate healthy interpersonal and romantic relationships.
Hannah hopes to continue research on chronic illnesses that disproportionately affect individuals of the African diaspora, and the challenges living with these illnesses pose to relationships, sexuality, and family life.