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Nena K. Sandoval

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Qualification : M.H.S., ACS, Clinical Sexologist

Phone Number: (709) 749-9746

Fee Schedule : Contact Ms. Sandoval for fee schedule. Many Employee and Family Assistance Programs (EFAP) cover these services.

Book Appointment : Referrals can be made by phone: 709-749-9746 or written: 141 Torbay Road, P.O. Box 21173, St. John's NL, A1A 5B2. Written referrals by health professionals are preferred but self-referrals can also be made.

B.A. (Psych) from Memorial University; Master’s Degree in Human Sexuality (MHS) from The Institute for Advanced Study in Human Sexuality (IASHS) with additional training in couple therapy (including CBT, Behavioral and Adlerian approaches) and developmental disabilities and sexuality.

Memberships include: American College of Sexologists (ACS); Canadian Sex Research Forum (CSRF); The Society for the Scientific Study of Human Sexuality (SSSS) and The Ontario Association of Consultants, Counselors, Psychometrists, and Psychotherapists (OACCPP).

Ms. Sandoval has worked as a therapist since 1980, initially with the psychology department of St. John’s Health Care Corporation (now Eastern Health) and, since 1996, as a Clinical Sexologist when she started the Sexuality Program for Eastern Health. She has also given workshops and seminars for most of her career and has developed and taught curriculum for health and social agencies in the areas of developmental disabilities, behavior therapy and sexuality. This included contributions to the sexuality curriculum for the medical school of MUN and to the NL provincial government in the development, in 2008, of the sexuality education text book for the provincial schools.  She is also a consultant (e.g. sat on the Viagra Advisory Board for Pfizer) and has been used as an expert witness in the area of sexuality in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Clinical work includes the assessment and treatment of sexual dysfunctions, sexual compulsions, sexual risk, paraphilias, gender dysphoria and couple issues. Ms. Sandoval works with individuals, groups and couples; sees adults, adolescents and children and those with developmental and physical challenges.

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At The Wellness Centre we offer consultation by appointment, you can get in touch by dropping in, phone or email.

We're open Monday to Friday, 9 until 5.

Call us on 709-753-8883
Email us at hello@vitality.nf.ca
We're located on 98 Bonaventure Avenue in St. John's, NL, A1B 2X4

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