When it comes to sex and relationship problems, many of us are leading lives of quiet desperation. Sometimes you can be lying in bed next to someone and feel a million miles apart. Talking about sex and relationships is hard, but self-silencing can be even harder in the long run. As Tennessee Williams wrote of the marriage bed in his play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, “When a marriage goes on the rocks, the rocks are there, right there!” Ian's focus is to help individuals and couples get rid of the rocks and smooth out the sheets.

Therapist, Sex and Relationship Specialist, NYT Best-selling Author

Ian Kerner

Ian Kerner, PhD, LMFT is a licensed psychotherapist and nationally recognized sexuality counselor who specializes in sex therapy, couples therapy and working with individuals on a range of relational issues. Ian is regularly quoted as an expert in various media, with recent appearances on The Today Show, The Dr. Oz Show, and NPR. He lectures frequently on topics related to sex and relationships, with recent presentations at New York University, Yale, Princeton and the Ackerman Institute. Ian is the New York Times best-selling author of She Comes First (Harper Collins) which is the best-selling sex advice book of the last decade and has been translated into more than a dozen languages. In addition to being a Clinical Fellow of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT), Ian is certified by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists.

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  • Ian will be teaching at the 2018 Psychotherapy Networker Symposium on March 22-25, 2018
  • Ian will be presenting on "The Sexually Well Informed Clinician" on April 18, 2018 at the Ackerman Center in NYC

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