ALICIA PINKSTON

MSc, AASECT

SEX THERAPIST

Following a successful career in marketing, Alicia graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Mercer University. She is an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist and is currently pursuing her PhD in Clinical Sexology.

Alicia specializes in sexuality, intimacy, and relationship issues, and believes that sexuality and sexual health is a vital and natural component of our overall identity and fulfillment. She understands that it can be difficult to discuss such personal issues, and strives to promote a collaborative, non-judgmental environment for individuals and couples to address challenges such as loss of desire, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, delayed ejaculation, infidelity, compulsive or addictive sexual behaviors, mismatched desires, sexual identity, sexual trauma, and painful sex.

Alicia has practiced in the USA, Austria, and the UK, and she utilizes an integrative and eclectic approach to therapy tailored to each client’s needs. Her training includes, sex therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Imago Therapy, Person Centered Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy.

In addition to New York, Alicia is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Georgia, a National Certified Counselor (NCC), a member of the Society of Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR), a member of the American Association of Sex Therapists, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT), a member of the Women’s Mental Health Consortium – New York (WMHC) a registered member of the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP), a registered member of the British Association of Counseling and Psychotherapy (BACP), and a registered Member, College of Relationship and Sexual Therapy (COSRT).