I am a licensed marriage and family therapist, Somatic ExperiencingⓇ practitioner, AASECT certified sex therapist, AAMFT supervisor, scholar, author, researcher, and was the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Sexual and Relationship Therapy for 11 years. I am co-founder of Edges Wellness Center LLC, a collective of mental health practitioners in South Minneapolis, and an adjunct at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. I have over ten years of clinical experience, and over twenty years of experience in research and teaching. I have researched and published extensively on disability issues, Deafness, gender and sexuality across the lifespan, mostly focused on gender, sexual and relational minorities. I am a member of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health, the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists, and a clinical fellow with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. I love movement and I am training to become a certified dance and movement therapist. I am fluent in Italian, English, British Sign Language, and I am learning American Sign Language. Please visit my other pages on the site to learn more about my approach to therapy, and supervision, my publications, and public speaking experience. Thank you.