About Anita


Anita Astley is the founder of Building Healthy Relationships LLC. She is a licensed individual, couples, and family therapist with over 20 years of clinical experience in working with individuals, couples, and families.  Anita Astley earned her graduate degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and Post-Graduate Specialty in Marriage and Family Therapy from The Argyle Institute of Human Relations. She is a Clinical member of the Wisconsin Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, a division of the American Association of Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). During her time in New York State she was in private practice and also served multiple terms as President of the Albany/Hudson Valley Chapter of the AAMFT. In addition to work in private practice, Ms. Astley was an adjunct professor in the the Department of Psychology at Russel Sage College (Troy, NY, ), on site clinician at General Electric Research medical center, a clinician of a multi-interdisciplinary team at the Sexual Dysfunctions clinic at Montreal General Hospital, facilitated eating disorder clinic at McGill University, and has served as a consultant to numerous corporations in various therapeutic capacities. She has also worked with various media organizations on promoting and providing information on topical mental health issues. Currently, she is in private practice in Brookfield, Wisconsin.