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Melissa Donahue, MSW, LCSW, CST, CSTS

Professional Summary

Ms. Donahue is a national presenter, author, educator, and clinical therapist. She is one of only 900 certified sex therapists globally through AASECT (American Association of Sexual Educators, Counselors, and Therapists). She has clinical experience in oncology, substance abuse, and gerontology. She has earned certificates through Boston University in Child Maternal Health and Gerontology. She trained at the Institute for Sexual Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine with Dr. Irwin Goldstein, a leader in the field of sexual medicine. Ms. Donahue has been participating in a supervision consultation group under the training of Esther Perel. She has been a leader in the Association of Oncology Social Workers as well as NASW-NJ, as well as presenting at annual conferences. Ms. Donahue is a strong advocate for accurate sexual education for all.


  • Advocacy
  • Health & Public Health
  • Person-Centered Care
  • Program Development
  • Supervision

Training Specialties

  • Assessment / Evaluation
  • Instruction / Delivery