Currently looking for clinical and counseling psychologists who received their doctoral training at an APA accredited program and who identify themselves as sex positive.

This is an interview study looking at sex positivity in psychology which has been approved by the Institutional Review Board at New Mexico State University (#20379).

My name is Tania Valente, and I am a fifth-year student in the Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program in the Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology (CEP) at NMSU. I am the principal investigator of a current study looking at sex positivity. I am asking for your participation in an interview study will take approximately 45 – 60 minutes to complete. Questions around your views on sex positivity as well as specific training in human sexuality will be asked.

In order to compensate you for your time and effort, upon completion of the interview study all participants will receive a $50 Amazon gift card.

Participation in this study is completely voluntary and you may withdraw at any time. All participant responses will be completely CONFIDENTIAL. Only I, the principal investigator, will have access to the data. You will not be identified in any presentations or publication of this research. All information you provide will be combined with the data from other respondents and reported as aggregated data.

If you would like to participate in the study, please email the principal investigator, Tania Valente ( with your interest and best contact method.

Your participation is valuable and will contribute to our understanding of how sex positive develops within psychology professionals. We appreciate your consideration to this request.

Principal Investigator,
Tania Valente, LMFT
Doctoral Student, Counseling Psychology
Department of Counseling & Educational Psychology New Mexico State University

Tracie Hitter, PhD
Assistant Professor/Faculty Advisor
Department of Counseling & Educational Psychology New Mexico