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About Rossana Sida

Rossana Sida, MS, AMFT is a skilled and experienced sex and relationship therapist. She works with individuals and couples that are struggling to obtain, or maintain, a loving, sexually healthy relationship.

Rossana offers creative, practical solutions to life challenges, tailored to each clients' needs, personality, and goals. Clients who work with her report feeling motivated and empowered to change their lives. They gain a new awareness of themselves and are able to overcome obstacles that allow for happier relationships. Rossana integrates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Brief Psychodynamic Therapy, Collaborative Therapy, Attachment Theory, Mindfulness Practices, and Existential-Humanistic Therapy to help couples and individuals reach their goals.

Rossana leverages both her education and experience with numerous sexually diverse adults to help her clients. When in the clients best interest, she collaborates with psychiatrists, life-coaches, family members, and community resources to help clients create lifelong change and holistic health.


Rossana's expertise include both sexual and general life challenges such as anxiety, depression, life adjustment issues, couples therapy, premarital counseling, ADHD, trauma, and women's issues. As a sex therapist she is highly skilled in working with couples on their sexual incompatiabilities, individual sexuality, LGBTQQIA related issues, love addiction/anorexia, sex addiction, sexual assult, painful sex, sexual dysfunctions, infidelity, sex related phobias, and sexual trauma.

Credentials & Experience

- Psy.D Candidate in Marriage & Family Therapy at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

- Master’s Degree in Marriage & Family Therapy at California State University, Northridge

- Bachelor’s Degree at San Francisco State University

- Associate Marriage & Family Therapist (AMFT) in the state of California

- Member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)

- Member of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapist (AASECT)

- Member of HER Global Network, Los Angeles

- AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Candidate

- Adjunct Faculty at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology teaching Couples & Domestic Violence

- Former Sexual Assault Counselor at Strength United

- Former Adoption Counselor at Strength United

- Former Clinical Staff at DeliLu, working with foster and commercially sexually exploited teenage girls

- Publications: Click here

Ready to see if working with Rossana is right for you? Visit the Contact page to request an appointment now!

Rossana Sida, M.S., AMFT., #98581
Supervision Provided by: Dr. Suzanne Pelka, LMFT, #MFC 48129

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