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Anne Mauro

Antioch University Seattle

Anne Mauro is a Licensed Couples and Family therapist, AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, and AASECT Certified Sexuality Educator. Her private practice, Mending Connections, in Tacoma, Washington, specializes in couples counseling and sex therapy. Anne serves as adjunct faculty at AUS, where she teaches in the Couples and Family Therapy program, the Sexuality Certificate program, and she provides clinical supervision to graduate student interns. In partnership with a colleague, Anne is also an American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) continuing education provider. She also serves on the AASECT award committee. Her first publication, More Than Ebony and Ivory: Complexities of sex therapy with interracial couples, can be found in An Intersectional Approach to Sex Therapy: Centering the lives of indigenous, racialized, and people of color. Anne’s passion is decolonizing sexuality one student at a time.

Educational History

M.A from Antioch University Seattle (AUS) and a Doctorate of Human Sexuality from the Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality.

More Than Ebony and Ivory: Complexities of sex therapy with interracial couples, can be found in An Intersectional Approach to Sex Therapy: Centering the lives of indigenous, racialized, and people of color.

Guest Lecturer: Holding Space For Our Relationships. Presented with Dr. Reece Malone and Dr. Cat Dukes. Global Summit. May-June 2020
Guest Lecturer: Colonization & Sex. Seattle Counseling Association, Seattle, WA, Sep 2021.
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

AASECT Awards Committee

Anne M

Adjunct Faculty,

Couples and Family Therapy, Sexuality Certificate Program

CONTACT INFORMATION

Courses Taught

Human Sexuality, Colonization and Sex, Case Consultation

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