Jennifer Wiessner is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and American Association for Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) certified Sex Therapist whose Cumberland, Maine-based private practice focuses on achieving healthy sexuality for her clients. Jennifer’s goal is to assist those with sexual dissatisfaction to experience the joys of healthy intimacy and sexual health. Jennifer currently works with couples and individuals and provides consultation sessions for parents wishing to encourage developmentally healthy sexuality in their children. In addition, Jennifer has participated in advanced trainings in sexuality including being a member and only therapist of the inaugural class of the Sexual Health Scholars Program for medical students conducted by the American Medical Students Association in 2010. This six month intensive program focused on sexual health education and awareness for medical students. She also was the first certified female Sex Therapist in Maine. Jennifer is passionate about educating the community and conducts local workshops on Raising Sexually Healthy Children. Jennifer is a wife and mother of two young boys.
Posts contributed to by Jennifer Wiessner
Writing by Jennifer Wiessner // Photograph by Kristina Zdravkov // Rearing our children to have a positive sexual self concept in a sex negative society is a challenge; especially if you were fed sex negative teachings, shame, and associated baggage.Read More
Interview of Jennifer A. Wiessner by Sophie Pellegrini // Photographs by Tanya September // My passion is educating parents of children to provide healthy, developmentally appropriate sex education in a way that doesn’t feel threatening and can embody the parent’s values.
Interview of Jennifer A. Wiessner by Sophie Pellegrini // Photographs by Vi – (nie)ulotne // As both a couples therapist and certified sex therapist, I like to think of myself as a Sherpa or guide to the couples, groups, and individuals I serve.Read More