About Me


  • I have a masters and doctorate in Sociology and Gender Studies from the University of Florida.
  • I have an additional masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Adams State University and am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. 
  • I completed my postgraduate studies at Florida Postgraduate Sex Therapy Training Institute and am a Board Certified Sex Therapist and a Nationally Certified Counselor.
  • In 2014, I became a Registered Yoga Teacher. I have taught yoga and meditation for several years. 
  • I have been a university instructor for several years and have experience lecturing on the topics of marriage and families, relationships, sexuality and sexual functioning, gender, and health and well-being.
  • I write for the Tampa Bay Times and have been on several newscasts discussing relationships and mental health.