Licensed Clinical Social Worker
AASECT-Certified Sex Therapist
James Johansen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and an AASECT- CST (American Association of Sexuality Educators Certified Sex Therapist). He is currently completing a doctorate degree in Human Sexuality at Widener University.
In 2020, James founded Modern Sex, an organization dedicated to being a resource for LGBTQ+ people. James engages through a trauma-informed approach, shaped by decades of social advocacy, academic education and therapeutic work with the LGBTQ+ community. James has worked with a number of evidence-based modalities and practices cultural humility with issues that impact LGBTQ+ mental and sexual health.
In addition to serving the LGBTQ+ community, James supports people in relationships such as, but not limited to; polyamorous, non-monogamous, relationship anarchy and other valid forms of connection.
James is also a member of the Secular Therapy Project and has a long history of working with people who are recovering from religious violence and the repercussions on our internal sense of self & how we relate to the world.