Today’s guest is Melissa Fritchle. Melissa has her Master’s degree in Holistic Counseling Psychology from John F. Kennedy University and is licensed by the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences as a Marriage and Family Therapist. She has training in Process Therapy, couple’s therapy, mindfulness & Buddhist Psychology, movement and dance therapies, and in the impact of nutrition on mood.
Melissa is also a certified Clinical Hypnotherapist. She has completed extensive training specific to human sexuality and sexual health as well as an internship in a private practice devoted to sex therapy. She is a member of the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists and has experience working with a wide variety of sexual issues and concerns.
Melissa is the author of The Conscious Sexual Self Workbook published in 2014 and she writes the ongoing blog, Conscious Sexual Self.
An active sex therapist and educator, giving workshops regularly for both professionals and the public, in 2010, Melissa traveled to Uganda where she designed and taught the first Human Sexuality curriculum for two universities there. For this work, she was awarded a 2010 Sexual Intelligence Award. In 2014 she traveled to Kenya to work with a group of Catholic priest and nuns on addressing sexual issues within the clergy.
You can learn more about Melissa at www.mf-therapy.com.