I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (#130852), a Certified Somatica® sex and relationship coach, and a San Francisco Sex Information (SFSI)-certified sex educator. I have worked with a wide variety of populations, including queer and trans folks, adolescents, recently homeless adults, and current and former sex workers. If you are a provider and would like to learn more about working with sex workers, I also offer a training on Sex Worker-Affirming Care.
I work from a psychodynamic and social justice framework, integrating dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) techniques such as mindfulness and distress tolerance to provide clients with more immediate relief of symptoms. I use the Developmental Model in couples therapy, and I work from an attachment lens, meaning that I help people understand the way they relate to others in relationships and help people feel more connected and secure. I also speak Spanish.
Listen to me give sex advice as a guest on the Magnum version of Dan Savage's podcast, the Savage Lovecast: https://savage.love/lovecast/2023/08/01/when-dads-overshare/
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leslie sherman, lmft #130852
3190 South Bascom Ave #180, San Jose, CA 95124
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