Jordan Rullo, PhD, CST, just left Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN to relocate to Salt Lake City, UT in order to be closer to family. He is transitioning to private practice for the first time and will be practicing out of the Utah Center for Evidence Based Treatment in Salt Lake City. He will be the first licensed psychologist who is also an AASECT certified sex therapist practicing in Utah.
Our topics and speakers for this year are again going to be wonderful so please check out the link to find more information! We are happy to host Tammy Nelson on Sept 12, Linda Tumbarello on Jan 9, and Samantha Manewitz on May 8. All of the events will be held at the same time and place as last year: 11 am -- 1:30 pm at the Florence Community Center.
Peter Kanaris, PhD, was honored by the Suffolk County Psychological Association (NY) as 2017 Psychologist of the Year for contributions to Psychology through Public Education and as NY Representative to APA Council. I have also been granted Fellow status by the NYSPA.
Debby Herbenick, Phd, CSE, AASECT President, was promoted to full professor at Indiana University
Member Laurie Mintz, Ph.D., has published her second book: Becoming Cliterate—Why Orgasm Equality Matters and How to Get It (HarperOne, an imprint of Harper Collins, 2017). The book is a combination of cultural analysis and prescriptive self-help aimed at closing the orgasm gap and empowering young adult women to orgasm. Steeped in academic theory and psychological science, it’s written in a fun, accessible format for a lay audience.
Wendy Maltz's groundbreaking recovery classic, Incest & Sexuality: A Guide to Understanding & Healing (Lexington Books, 1987), is now available for FREE download through the International Psychotherapy Institute's free psychotherapy books program. Coauthored with Beverly Holman, it was the first book to devote itself entirely to the sexual repercussions of sexual abuse.
We are pleased to introduce the Southwest Sexual Health Alliance based in Austin, Texas. Heather M McPherson LPC-S, LMFT and the Texas Section Leader for AASECT and Dylan Davies LMFTA launched the organization this past summer in efforts to provide provocative dialog and radical collaboration around sexual health issues. Our mission is to provide educational opportunities in sexual health to students, psychologists, physicians, social workers, educators, therapists and sexual health professionals.
Dr. Martha Tara Lee, DHS, MA, Author of Love Sex and Everything In Between, has written a new book: Orgasmic Yoga: Masturbation, Meditation and Everything In-Between.
Designer Relationships: A Guide to Happy Monogamy, Positive Polyamory, and Optimisitic Opern Relationships by Mark A. Michales and Patricia Johnson has just won an Independent Publishing (IPPY) gold medal in Sexuality/Relationships. The IPPYs were established in 1996 and are among the longest running and most competitive awards for independent published books in the U.S. and Canada, attracting over 6,000 entries last year. This is Mark and Patricia’s third book in a row to receive this honor.