Lorena Ripoll is the executive director and founder of Life Change Therapy Now, LLC. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Social Work, where she earned a masters in clinical social work. Lorena earned her bachelors in social work from Syracuse University. 

Lorena has worked with countless individuals and couples to help them overcome defeating systemic behavioral patterns that have kept them stuck and unhappy. Restoring relationships and helping individuals achieve their goals is Lorena's passion. Lorena became fascinated with neuroscience and therapeutic approaches that could help individuals retrain their brain to respond differently to triggers, stressors, and negative self-talk. 

Lorena has received advanced training and certifications in treatment modalities that have equipped her to help clients make difficult life changes and transformations. She is a certificated Sex Recovery Therapist through the American Association for Sex Addiction Therapy.  Additionally, she is a Certified Practitioner of Hypnotherapy through the American Hypnosis Training Academy, and a Licensed Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming.

"Therapy is not about changing who you are, but instead it's about changing the thoughts or behavioral patterns that are keeping you stuck." - Lorena Ripoll  

Specialties & Issues:


Sexual Addiction

Coping Skills

Intimacy Anorexia

Betrayal Trauma/Infidelity



Relationship Crisis

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Low Self-Esteem

LGBTQ Issues

Family Conflict

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder


Treatment Approaches:


Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy 




Cognitive Therapy

Group Therapy

Couples Therapy

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy 

Solution-Focused Therapy

Neuro-Linguistic Programming


Spoken Languages:





Licenses and Certifications:


Sex Recovery Therapist  (SRT) 

American Association for Sex Addiction Therapy

Certified Practitioner of Hypnotherapy

American Hypnosis Training Academy

Licensed Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming

The Society of Neuro-Linguistic Programming

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