Angela Aaron, Ph.D.
Blogs by Angel Aaron, Ph.D.
Graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology in 2016, but had begun working in the field of Psychology in 2003 after graduating with a Masters in Clinical Psychology from Eastern Kentucky University. Dr. Aaron has worked in a variety of settings including a Rape Crisis Center in Richmond, KY, then as a Student Therapist and Group Co-Leader while pursuing her Doctorate at UK. She did her pre-doctoral internship, post-doc, and then worked at the Lexington Veterans Medical Center and Somerset VA Outpatient Clinic following graduation. While at the Lexington VAMC and Somerset satellite clinic, she focused primarily on the treatment of PTSD and other forms of trauma with Veterans. While working in these settings, she was also an Adjunct Instructor at Eastern Kentucky University for several years. Dr. Aaron recently returned to the Lexington area after working in Germany as a civilian contractor for the Grafenwoehr Army Post Behavioral Health Clinic. Her focus of practice has been primarily therapy with adult and older adolescent patients. Dr. Aaron specializes in the treatment of anxiety, depression, and trauma (combat and non-combat) and has training in conducting both PTSD and general mental health assessments. Dr. Aaron also has notable experience in working with Trans individuals and the LGBTQ community as a whole. She has a special interest in examining how past experiences can underlie present day issues including relationship/intimacy concerns, alcohol/substance misuse, and obesity. Within her position at Edelson & Associates, Dr. Aaron plans to facilitate a number of groups that address anxiety, depression, and stress. She is currently working on development of a group aimed at decreasing the stress, loneliness, grief and the social disconnection that have manifested in connection with or has increased exponentially by COVID-19.
Dr. Aaron is currently accepting Telehealth therapy appointments and will be providing in office appointments in the soon to be opened Edelson & Associates – Lexington location in the near future. Please call our toll free number 1-877-498-7845 to schedule with Dr. Aaron