TRAININGS

  • Presented “Sexuality Leadership: Inspiring Community Engagement, Social Empowerment, and Transformational Influence.” Modern Sex Therapy Institutes (September, 2020).
  • Presented “I don’t think I got all that much out of supervision…” Getting what you want and need out of sex therapy supervision.” Modern Sex Therapy Institutes (September, 2020).
  • Keynote presentation, “Mmmmmm…Not right now, Bae. Let’s put the kids to bed early so I can get some of that WAP”: Exploring the possibilities and probabilities of liberated pleasure and intimacy while quarantined.” World Sexual Health Day-North America Conference (September, 2020).
  • Closing Keynote presentation, “I love you, but you need to take yo’ ass home.”Boundary formation, maintenance, and severance in polyamorous relationships. AltSex NYC Conference (May, 2020).
  • Keynote presentation “Politics and Practice of Sex Education and Sex Therapy” at the North Carolina Sex Education Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina (August, 2019).
  • Presented “The Art of Sex Therapy Supervision” at the Association of Black Psychologists conference in Orlando, FL (July, 2019).
  • Co-presented “Art of Sex Therapy Supervision” at the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists national conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (June, 2019).
  • Presented “Drugs, Race, and Sex in Trenton, New Jersey” at the Caribbean Studies Association Conference in Santa Marta, Colombia (June, 2019).
  • Keynote panel presentation “Politics make strange bedfellows: Interplay of gender, race, and class” at the Multiplicity of the Erotic (MOTE) conference in Chicago, IL (May, 2019).
  • Presented “Would you marry you?” at Winston Salem State University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina (March, 2019).
  • Co-presented “Art of Sex Therapy Supervision” at the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists national conference in Denver, Colorado (July, 2018).
  • Presented “Sexuality Education and Leadership at HBCUs” at the Caribbean Studies Association Conference in Havana, Cuba (June, 2018).
  • Keynote presentation “I didn’t know it was going to be this hard: Strategies for getting through your doctoral program,” at the Options Without Walls Conference in Philadelphia, PA (March, 2018).
  • Presented “Sexuality Activism: Intentional and Strategic Community Engagement” at the National Sexuality Education Conference (December, 2017).
  • Interviewed for the Washington Post for a column entitled “Turkey Drop.” (November, 2017).
  • Interviewed for Playboy.com for a column devoted to sex positivity and BDSM (November, 2017).
  • Keynote presentation “Black Love, Black Relationships, Black Sexuality” at the World Sexual Health Day at Stanford University (October, 2017).
  • Served as moderator for faculty led panel, “Higher education’s major challenges in the 21st century and their impact on HBCU survivability and sustainability” at Lincoln University (October, 2017).
  • Presented, “Me, you, us: Understanding sexual diversity” for Modern Sex Therapy Institute in Chicago, Illinois (October, 2017).
  • Presented “It doesn’t matter to me what color you are…”: Sexuality supervision and clinical considerations of those who are of different racial/ethnic backgrounds at the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists Summer Institute in St. Louis, Missiouri (August, 2017).
  • Presented, “Health, wellness, and healthy conflict resolution,” for FMC Corporation Philadelphia, PA (August, 2017).
  • Co-presented “Art of Sex Therapy Supervision” at the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists national conference in Las Vegas, NV (June, 2017).
  • Co-presented “Sex therapy Supervision: Where the Rubber Meets the Road” at the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists national conference in Las Vegas, NV (June, 2017).
  • Keynote presentation, “Multicultural Sexuality: What I didn’t know” for the Pennsylvania Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (March, 2017).
  • Keynote presentation “Black Sexual Lives Matter” at Swarthmore College (February, 2017).
  • Presented “Side Jawn: Clinical Considerations for Infidelity as it Relates to the Person
  • Outside of a Primary Relationship” at the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors Conference in Dallas, TX (February, 2017).
  • Presented “We are in a relationship….We are not in relationship: Clinical Considerations for Infidelity as it Relates to the Person Outside of a Primary Relationship” at the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors Conference in New Orleans, LA (February, 2017).
  • Keynote presentation, “#Blacksexuallivesmatter” at the National Sexuality Education Conference in Atlantic City, NJ (December, 2016).
  • Keynote presentation, “Loving More of Me When There is More Than Three” at the PolyDallas Millenium Conference in Dallas, Texas (July, 2016).

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