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Achieving Joy Clinicians

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Areas of Speciality

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Trauma

  • Sexual Identity

Joy Petway, LICSW, LCSW-C

MSW, Catholic University of America



Tifphane Riley, LMFT, PhD(c)

MS, Couple and Family Therapy, Drexel University

M.S.Ed, Sexuality Education, Widener University 

Ph.d(c), Human Sexuality, Widener University

Tifphane Riley is a Couple and Family Therapist, specializing in with over 10 years of experience providing individual, couple, group and family psychotherapy.  As as social justice driven therapist, she has expertise in working with the LGBTQ community, communities of color, health issues, trauma survivors, and couple dealing with a variety of issues from infidelity to sexual dysfunction. 


Tifphane has been trained in Systems Family Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Systemic Sex Therapy.  A big influence in her life has been the feminist perspective.  Being a family and couples therapist has also taught her to be equally sensitive to the unique needs of men and women.  The workshop she have done with marginalized populations has has helped her develop a deep level of respect for those who show resilience in the face of challenges.


  • Sex Therapy

  • Couple Therapy

  • Non-Monogamous and Exploring Relationship  

  • Infidelity

  • Gender Identity

  • Sexual Identity

  • Trauma

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Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy. 

Thich Nhat Hanh



Joy Petway works with clients from an understanding that many problematic behaviors stem from fear of repeating past pains and trauma. Using a diverse range of skill sets, her ultimate goal is to empower her clients to achieve the life they desire.

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