Sharna L. Striar, Ph.D., RN, PMHCNS is an expert in the area of human sexuality, intimacy, and relationships. Over the course of many years, Dr. Striar has studied and taught at leading institutions in her field, including the University of Michigan, Hunter College, and Seton Hall University. She is a Psychotherapist, an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, and an ANCC certified Psychiatric Nurse Specialist. Dr. Striar has lectured extensively, written and been quoted in many articles, and has been a frequent expert guest speaker on national radio and television. Her primary focus is counseling individuals and couples, many who are in their twenties and thirties, to effectively navigate the challenges of adulthood, social relationships, and a range of emotions. Many of her patients, especially those with mood disorders and concerns about intimacy have benefited from her training in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), neuro-linguistic programming (NLP), and mindfulness. For more information on Dr. Striar, go to her webpage: www.sharnastriar.com, or contact her at 212 532-3945.