Kelly Connell M.S., Ph.D.(c), is a sexuality educator and consultant with extensive experience providing education and training to health care providers, patients, and students of all ages and backgrounds. She can work with your organization, agency, group, school or university to deliver sexuality education in a comprehensive, non- confrontational, non judgmental and engaging manner.
Kelly has a Master’s Degree in Human Sexuality Education from the University of Pennsylvania and is currently working on her dissertation for her Doctorate in the same at Widener University. She is a member of the American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) (certification pending), The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS) and the American College Health Association (ACHA).
Kelly got her start in sexuality education under the direction of Robert W. Hatfield Ph.D., as a teaching assistant for his undergraduate human sexuality course at the University of Cincinnati. While a graduate student at Penn, Kelly provided sexual health education programs to undergraduate students in the residence halls and assisted the Student Health Education Department with training peer educators to provide education on sexual health, body image issues and drug and alcohol safety. She has worked in reproductive health care for over 17 years, both as an educator and counselor to adults and adolescents. Her work with adolescents includes managing the health resource center at Martin Luther King High School in Philadelphia, coordinating the Supporting Teens in the Go (STOP) Program at Philadelphia Youth Emergency Services and Curriculum Consulting for Knowledge Learning Corporation.
Recognizing that sexuality is an important quality of life issue, Kelly’s work with adults has included providing education to health care providers and facilitating patient support groups for discussion and education of sexuality issues related to illness and disability.
She is co-author of “Sexuality and Scleroderma” a pamphlet published by the American Scleroderma Society and has authored several online articles on sexuality published on EZinearticles.com and GoArticles.com. She was also the author of Kelly’s Korner for Mensforte.com and was a contributing writer for Alphawomen.com Straight Talk and CharismaCoaching.com.
Kelly has appeared as a Guest Sexuality Expert on XM Satellite Radio and on Alphawomen.com blog talk radio. Currently Kelly is the Sexuality Expert for the Brian and Joe Radio Show broadcast on WVQC in Cincinnati, thebrianjoeshow.com and ITunes.