CV

Professional Summary

Skills

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Work Experience

2023-2023

Role & Company Name

Education

Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality

  • Doctorate in Human Sexuality

  • Associates in Sex Education

  • Certification in Clinical Sexology

 

Antioch University Seattle

  • Master's in Psychology with specialization in Couples and Family Therapy

Certifications

  • American Associates of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists

    • Certified Sex Therapist  

    • Certified Sexuality Educator

  • American Associates of Clinical Sexology Certificate 

  • Level 1 & 2 Training in Gottman Method Couple Therapy

  • Sexual Attitude Restructuring Process 

  • Sexually Transmitted Infections: A Sexological Health Perspective 

  • Washington State HIV and AIDS 

  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy TF-CBT

  • Level 1 Lifespan Integration Therapy 

License 

  • I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist  (LF60898126).

 

Publications

Mauro, A. (2021). More than ebony and Ivory: Complexities of sex therapy with interracial couples. In J. Wadley, An intersectional approach to sex therapy: Centering the lives of Indigenous, racialized, and people of color. Routledge. 

Committees 

American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists.

  • Awards Committee 

Teaching Experience

  • Guest Speaker: Complexities of Sex Therapy with Interracial Couples. Institute for Relational Intimacy, Online Mar 2021.

  • Guest Lecturer: Colonization & Sex. Seattle Counseling Association, Seattle, WA,  Sep 2021.

  • Guest Lecturer: Holding Space For Our Relationships. Presented with Dr. Reece Malone and Dr. Cat Dukes. Global Summit.  May-June 2020

  • Adjunct Faculty: Antioch University Seattle

    • Instructor of Human Sexuality​ 2019-Present​

  • Guest Lecturer: Colonization & Sex: The aftermath, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA,  Sep 2019.

  • Guest Lecturer: Ask a Sex Therapist, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA,  Sep 2019.​

  • Guest Lecturer: Counseling Lesbian, Gay, and Bi-sexual clients, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA, April 2019.

  • Workshop: Trans Relationships and Sex,presented at the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists Meet and Greet, Tacoma, WA, June 2019.

  • Workshop: Trans Relationship and Sexuality, presented with Fordham-Erickson, A. Presented at the Washington Association of Marriage and Family Therapy conference, Seattle, WA, Sep 2018.

  • Workshop: The Right to Parent: Addressing Social, Political and Therapeutic Barriers for Gender and Sexual Minorities Wanting to Parent. Presented with Sanabria, S. Presented at the American Association of Sexuality Educators and Counselors and Therapists conference, Denver, CO, June 2018. 

  • Workshop: Could Sensate Focus be an Appropriate Intervention for Recently Transitioned Transgender Individuals and their Partners: A review of literature.Presented at the Washington Association of Marriage and Family Therapy Conference, Seattle, WA, Sep 2017

Leadership

  • Group Facilitator at the American Association Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Theraists conference for the People of Color Special Interest Group. Denver, CO, 2018.

  • Group Leader at the Northwest Institute on Intimacy Sexual Attitude Reassessment. Seattle, WA, 2018.​

Memberships​

  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)

  • Washington Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (WAMFT)

  • Science for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS)

  • Women of Color Sexual Health Network (WoCSHN)

Education

Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality 

Doctorate in Human Sexuality 

Antioch University Seattle

M. A. Couples and family Therapy 

Interests

When I'm not therapizing, supervising, educating, mothering, tending to my dog, cat, fish, rabbit, plants, and trees, you can find me on my motorcycle riding as close as I can to the sea breeze.