Rosara R. Torrisi

Rosara R. Torrisi, LCSW, MEd, CST, PhD

  • Adjunct Professor
  • Founder of the Long Island Institute of Sex Therapy

Programs I Teach

Education

  • PhD, Human Sexuality (2017)
    Widener University (PA)

About Me

Rosara is a licensed clinical social worker and an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist. She graduated from Columbia University with a Master of Science in Social Work and earned a Master of Education in Human Sexuality from Widener University where she also earned her PhD in Human Sexuality.

She has been an Adjunct Professor for SUNY Farmingdale and Widener University, teaching courses about sexuality, gender, and sexual orientation. Rosara also often conducts workshops for mental health professionals at Long Island University-Post. She volunteers weekly at her local Unitarian Universalist Congregation teaching 9th grade Our Whole Lives comprehensive sexuality education.

Rosara graduated from Columbia University with a Master of Science in Social Work and earned a Master of Education in Human Sexuality from Widener University where she also earned her PhD in Human Sexuality. She is an Adjunct Professor for SUNY Farmingdale, teaching courses about sexuality, gender, and sexual orientation.

Rosara is a member in good standing of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT), the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS), the Society for Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR), and the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). Rosara is both a member and presenter on behalf of the Sexuality and Aging Consortium. Rosara is recognized as a welcoming and kink aware therapist by the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom (NCSF) and is also a recommended therapist by the Long Island LGBT Network.