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Empowered: A Center for Sexuality, llc

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst
  • ​Sex Therapy Student in Practicum
  • 5.5 years experience with Autism
  • 14 years experience in Sexuality Education
  • ​Former State Ambassador for GLSEN in​ Alaska and Hawaii​
  • AASECT National Speaker

We are a staff comprised entirely of Board Certified and State Licensed professionals.​​ 

JESSICA NASLUND, LCSW, CSE

​314-932-1105



Empowering people through sexual education, support, and human connections, as we all work toward better, more fulfilling lives.

OUR APPROACH

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst
  • ​4 years working directly with Autism in schools and clinical settings
  • ​Actively pursuing Sexuality Educator Certification
  • ​Personal/Parental Experience with ASD that has lent a unique understanding and perspective to her practice

BARB GROSS, MA, BCBA, LBA

​WHO WE ARE

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Certified Sexuality Educator by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT)
  • ​Adjunct Professor at University of Missouri St. Louis in the SUCCEED program
  • Nationally recognized presenter

At ​Empowered: A Center for Sexuality, LLC, it is our mission to provide the utmost in socially-valid, comprehensive sexual education, trauma counseling, support, and sexual behavior interventions for individuals with and without disabilities, so they may lead healthy, safe, fulfilling lives, empowered by the knowledge that we all are, as human beings, capable of intimacy alone or with a willing and educated partner.

NICHOLAS MAIO, MSPSY, BCBA, LBA