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Melissa Pesce (She/Her)

LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Sex Therapist, Gottman Level 2

SPECIALTIES: LGBTQIA+, Sex Worker Positive, Kink/BDSM/fetishes, Polyamory/CNM, Relationship Issues, Arousal/Interest Disorders; Sex Disorders; Sexual Health and Wellness

MODALITIES: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Gottman Method, Motivational Interviewing, Sensate Focus, Mindfulness, Solution Focused

ACCEPTED INSURANCES: Aetna, Cigna, Evernorth, Oscar, Optum, United, Self-Pay Options

LOCATIONS: In person sessions at the Clearwater, FL office and Telehealth for all individuals across the state of Florida


Melissa's Story

Melissa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Certified Sex Therapist (CST). She strives to organically empower and affirm clients in their struggles with an empathetic and trauma-informed approach. 

She has completed her undergraduate studies at Ithaca College; graduate studies with the University of South Florida; and sex therapist studies with the Modern Sex Therapy Institute.

She utilizes an intuitive, non-judgmental, and empowering safe space approach to sex therapy while honoring where the client is at. Melissa has successfully treated couples and individuals coping with challenges such as arousal/interest disorders; consensual non-monogamy; erectile dysfunction; gender identity and orientation; kinks and fetishes; and sexual traumas.

She demonstrates a deep care and passion for the industry, as well as a deep commitment to each client's well-being. Let Melissa help transform your sexual experiences by supporting you in finding a dynamic and pleasure-filled life that you have always desired. Contact us to work with her, today.


If you are looking for services with Melissa, please reach out HERE and a member of our team will connect with you shortly to coordinate your care. 

Direct Office Phone: (727) 241-8285

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