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Samantha Manewitz

Samantha Manewitz, is currently a PhD student at University of Toronto’s Factor-Inwentash School of Social Work, with a graduate specialization in Sexual Diversity Studies. She is also on the faculty of the Institute for Sexuality Education and Enlightenment, where she has presented on a broad range of topics related to sex therapy and sexual diversity. She is an educator and AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, who is working towards certification as a sex therapy supervisor. Prior to pursuing her PhD, Samantha was a licensed independent clinical social worker, providing client centered and gender/sexuality affirming therapy to individuals and couples in the greater Boston area.

As an Educator, Samantha has trained mental health professionals, sex educators, and alt-sex communities on healthy communication, abuse prevention, sexual diversity, neurodiversity and transformative justice.