Molly Adler is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, and Board Certified Sexologist with the American College of Sexologists. She enjoys working with individuals and couples on sexuality and gender issues, intimacy, relationships and life transitions.
Her approach is collaborative and interactive, encompassing mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral therapy, attachment theory, trauma-informed neuroscience, internal family systems, person-centered therapy, with an intersectional feminist and social justice lens. She is honored to collaborate on another’s journey of self-discovery.
Molly’s approach uses body-based mindfulness throughout her work. Staying grounded and present is key to being able to grow and work through trauma and hurt. She enjoys helping people learn to be with uncomfortable emotions and face challenges that may seem overwhelming at times. You have the strength within you to meet these challenges. Change is possible.
In 2007, Molly co-founded Self Serve Sexuality Resource Center, New Mexico’s first and only sex-positive, health- and education-focused adult shop and resource center. Molly received the Tough Cookie Award in 2008 from National Association of Women Business Owners NM. She offers trainings on LGBTQ* issues, sexuality and sex positive cultural competency in mental health. Some of the places Molly has presented include Harvard, Tufts, University of New Mexico, Southwestern College, the New Mexico Conference on Aging, and the NASW-NM Conference. She was the co-chair of National Association of Social Workers New Mexico LGBT Task Force 2015-2017. She currently serves on the AASECT Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) committee working towards centering racial justice and equity in the sexual health fields.
Molly attended The George Washington University where she received a BA in Psychology and Women’s Studies cum laude. She was the recipient of the Award for Outstanding Work in Women’s Studies during her undergraduate career. Molly has a Master of Clinical Social Work from New Mexico Highlands University. Molly completed an MSW internship at University of New Mexico’s LGBTQ Resource Center and has volunteered with the Transgender Resource Center of NM Speaker’s Bureau. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).