Amy Levine, MA, CSE is a sexologist, sex coach and certified sexuality educator with over 20 years of experience. She received her Master’s Degree in Human Sexuality from New York University, certification from the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) and certificate from the New York City Department of Health as an HIV pre- and post-test counselor.
As a veteran in the field, Amy provides her expertise to leading organizations, companies, and the media ensuring a comprehensive approach to sexuality. She also designs and presents trainings and workshops tailored to audiences at colleges and universities, cocktail and bachelorette parties, corporate gatherings, and national conferences. Additionally, Amy coaches singles and couples helping with orgasm and desire difficulties, increasing sexual satisfaction, dating dilemmas, communication, talking with their children about sexuality and more.
Throughout the years, Amy has provided millions of readers with practical, honest, and medically accurate sexuality information and has been quoted in numerous national mags and on the web including AOL, Best Life, Company UK, Cosmopolitan, Daily Beast,Fit Pregnancy, Glamour, Health, Hollybaby, Hollywood Life, Maxim, Men’s Health, New York Family, NY Daily News, Redbook, Timeout New York Kids, SELF, SheKnows, Univision.com, Woman’s Day and Women’s Health.
For more than three years, Amy wrote a weekly sex column foriVillage/Cosmopolitan.com, answering over 125 questions from women. She was also a writer for Columbia University’s Go Ask Alice website, with over 75 posts to readers’ sexuality-related questions. Amy has also written articles for Pregnancy & Baby, and other publications. And, is a featured on Cherry TV, ChickRx, and Good In Bed. She currently writes a monthly sex article for Holistic Fashionista geared to female entrepreneurs.
For a decade spanning 1996-2006, Amy worked at the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS). Over the years, Amy helped thousands of people by responding to technical assistance requests from the media, health and education professionals and the general public. Providing information, advice and guidance on a wide range of sexuality issues—Amy most commonly answered questions about the latest stats in the field, resources for credible information/referrals, sexual health and a comprehensive approach to sexuality education including information about curricula, skills-based lesson plans and parental involvement. Many people in the field and media relied heavily on Amy’s expertise.
Additionally, while at SIECUS, Amy authored numerous publications including Filling the Gaps: Hard-to-Teach Topics in Sexuality Education and Innovative Approaches to Parent-Child Communication: Their Impact and Examples from the Field. In 2000, Amy spearheaded The Family Project, one of the first national programs to help parents and caregivers communicate with their children about sexuality-related issues. As a well-known expert in helping parents talk about these important topics, Amy provided technical assistance, wrote eleven issues of the Families Are Talking newsletter and penned the online Q & A column Ask Amy, helping parents raise sexually healthy children.
Amy is a graduate of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where she began her career facilitating on-campus workshops addressing a wide range of sexuality and sexual health issues. She lives with her husband and son in New York City.