Dean Buckley is a Clinical Associate at Center for Healthy Sex, where he facilitates individual, couple and group therapy. Dean’s journey in the field of emotional and sexual health began in the late ’90s as a volunteer for Los Angeles Shanti, facilitating weekly groups and conducting workshops and weekend retreats for those living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Years later he earned an M.A. degree in Psychology, centering his academic thesis on identifying and treating sex addiction. He trained with Survivors’ Truths facilitating the Trans Youth Speaks social media-based empowerment group; and interned with the L.A. LGBT Center providing weekly therapy and crisis intervention. He has supported several intensive outpatient programs for clients recovering from substance abuse. He provides individual and group processing and delivers interactive psycho-education on addiction concepts.