Clinical Sexologist & Diplomate Certified Sex Therapist
Dr. Marilyn Lawrence is a Clinical Sexologist and is certified as a Diplomate of Sex Therapy by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT). She received her BA in Anthropology in 1974 from CSUN. Her post-graduate degrees include an Ed.D. in 1978, a Ph.D in 1993, and a Masters in Public Health in 2002 from the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality (IASHS) in San Francisco. For over 35 years she has been a sex therapist and sex educator, specializing in Surrogate Partner Therapy and sexual concerns of individuals and couples. She also conducts sexuality counseling and sex therapy with heterosexual, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered clients. Dr. Lawrence has experience working with issues of intimacy, kink/fetish, erotica, sensate focus, HIV prevention, the sexual development of children, and more.
Our sexual function is a driving force in our lives and we all have the right to feel good about our sexuality. Our individual expression of our sexuality is to be nurtured and celebrated. We need to seek the joy in our sexuality and support sex positive expression.