Post-interview, Andrew will provide up to 20 minutes of consultation for those having personal questions or interest in therapy around the topic discussed in the forum.
Andrew Pari is America’s leading authority on the arousal response in sexualized violence and related taboo topics in the sexual assault field. Founder and Director of Sexual Assault Awareness, LLC, he is a psychotherapist with over 20 years’ experience treating survivors, including specialized populations in the sex trade and victims of trafficking. He conducted the largest ever social-media discussions on sexual abuse and rape and is an online moderator for forums on rape and recovery. He consults and trains forensics and mental health professionals nationally and internationally, provides expert testimony, and was selected as a national expert by his professional organization to respond to media inquiries/interviews on trauma, sexualized violence, and disaster response. In 2018, Andrew led the campaign to have Antelope Valley, California, declared the largest “Start By Believing” region in the state, as part of a national program dedicated to believing sexual assault survivors.
He’s currently writing the first book to help rape victims and therapists understand victim’s sexual arousal experience during sexualized violence. You can find Andrew via his website at www.saawareness.com.