Renée Burwell, LCSW, MPA, CST is a skilled psychotherapist and educator with specializations in sex therapy and trauma. Her practice, Pandora’s Awakening, offers services and educational outreach that help destigmatize mental and sexual health services. She is a skilled facilitator offering trainings and workshops to healthcare and social services professionals on mental health, sexual health, and reproductive justice. In addition to her work at Pandora’s Awakening, she is also the executive director of the Tennessee Alliance of Sexual Health, a lecturer for University of Michigan and Vanderbilt University, on the community board for Planned Parenthood of Tennessee and North Mississippi, an active member of the Association of Black Sexologist, and is a writer and educator for various mediums including Pure Romance, Bedroom Kandi and CNN.
Approach to Supervision:
Renee has an organic and collaborative approach to supervision. She is a social worker who believes in meeting people where they are while challenging them to access resources to see beyond what might be presenting. She is IMAGO, PACT, Ellyn Bader’s Couple’s Institute, and EMDR trained. She is excited to see more sexuality educators and therapists in the field and looks forward to helping those along their journey.