Paul Joannides (psychoanalyst)

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Paul Joannides, Psy.D. is an author,[1] public speaker[2] and research psychoanalyst based in Northwest United States.[3]

He is the author of The Guide to Getting it On,[4] a well-known guide on sexuality which is used in college and medical school sex-ed courses in the US and Canada.[5] He was presented with the 2014 Professional Standard of Excellence Award by the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists.

Dr. Joannides writes a blog on sex and relationships at He also writes a blog for Psychology Today Magazine As You Like It[6] and he speaks on college campuses about sex.[7]

Dr. Joannides has been on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Sexual Medicine and the editorial board of the American Journal of Sexuality Education.[8] He was a keynote speaker at the CFLE/Planned Parenthood Sexuality Educator conference[9][10] and he is an NCAA Health and Safety Grant Speaker for college athletes in the area of human sexuality.[11]

Dr. Joannides has written a chapter titled "The Challenging Landscape of Problematic Sexual Behaviors" in New Directions in Sex Therapy: Innovations and Alternatives, 2nd edition, a chapter titled "Sex in America: From Below the Victorian Belt to the Start of Modern Dating" in Sexual Health (4 volumes), and a guest post in the Bilerico Project titled One Million Moms vs. the Boy Scouts: Intolerance of Biblical Proportions.


  1. ^ Interview, Oprah Magazine interview in Oprah Magazine with Paul Joannides
  2. ^ From the Dartmouth College student newspaper 2009
  3. ^ Goofy Foot Press (2016). About the Author Accessed 17 February 2013.
  4. ^ The book's page on book's page on
  5. ^ Colleges which have or are currently using The Guide to Getting it On in their sex-ed courses Colleges using the Guide To Getting It On
  6. ^ As You Like It blog for Psychology Today
  7. ^ Dr. Joannides talk at Rice University
  8. ^ Goofy Foot Press, publisher
  9. ^ article from the New Jersey Newsroom, Nov 25, 2011 article about the CFLE conference Archived 2011-02-12 at the Wayback Machine
  10. ^ story in the New York Times Sunday Magazine titled "Teaching Good Sex", 2011 New York Times
  11. ^ NCAA Health and Safety Public Grant Speaker Information Sheet for Paul Joannides, February 17, 2013 College athletes Archived 2013-04-11 at