Melissa L. Donahue, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, CST
Certified Sex Therapist
I have years of experience using
effective talk therapy in treating diagnoses of desire, arousal and orgasm phase difficulties, sexual dysfunctions, body image,
relationship issues, pain, sexual abuse, sexuality and oncology and sexuality and disability.
I am a Certified Sex Therapist through American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselorsand Therapists (AASECT)
and certified as an Oncology Social Worker (OSW-C) through the Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW). I am
familiar with the many challenges oncology patients face with body image, side effects related to treatments, fatigue, and
I trained with Dr. Irwin Goldstein,
Director at the Institute for Sexual Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine, prior to his practice relocating to
San Diegowhere he is the Director of San
Diego Sexual Medicine at Alvarado Hospital.