Dr. Laurie Mintz is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Florida and a licensed psychologist with over 25 years of experience counseling women, men, and couples. Dr. Mintz is a highly regarded scholar who is committed to translating scientific findings in psychology for the benefit of the public. She has published over 50 articles in academic journals and seven chapters in academic books. Dr. Mintz has received numerous professional and teaching awards, and is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. Fellow status requires that a person’s work has had a national impact on the field of psychology. Dr. Mintz writes a popular blog for Psychology Today, appears regularly in the media, and gives workshops to professionals and lay audiences. Dr. Mintz’s first book, A Tired Woman’s Guide to Passionate Sex, boasts several research studies showing that women who read it increase their level of sexual desire. Her upcoming book, Cliterac,y published by Harper One, combines sharp cultural analysis with highly prescriptive self-help to shift our collective perspective on sex and make pleasure an equal opportunity.