NASW’s Symposium 2018

On Friday, April 13th, 2018 (at 1:45 PM), Dr. Zoldbrod will be presenting on “Expanding Competency in Sexuality: Recognizing Developmental Sexual Trauma” at NASW’s Symposium 2018, in Framingham, Ma. at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Conference Center. This conference is the largest gathering of social workers in New England.


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Boston Sex Therapist Dr. Aline Zoldbrod's presentations have garnered great reviews and ratings.  Read some selections below:

“ You Don’t Have a Sexpiration Date”

Sponsored by AARP. Boston, June 3, 2017

Audience: lay people from Boston, MA. I asked them to give me two or three words that described their reactions, along with a grade from 1-10.

  • E.D. Male, age 66: “Wonderful and illuminating” 10+
  • T.S. Female, age 60: “Hopeful, surprised, happy” 10
  • P B. Female, age 66: “A lot of good information” 10
  • R.A. Female, age 62: “Opened my eyes” 10
  • G.S. Male, age 60: “Very informative, very important information” 8
  • M.W. Female, age 51: “Amazing, fun, educational” 10
  • M. Female, age 61: “Excellent” 10
  • O.O. Female, age 34: “Love!” 10
  • L.M. Female, age 58: “Real talk” 8
  • J.C. Male, age 57: “Open & understanding” 9


Trauma and Sexual Problems

Invited talk, Society for Sex Therapy and Research, Montreal, Canada, April 20, 2017

Audience was high level sexual health professionals who value research. Tough graders!  Overall grade: Very good=48.28%, Excellent 34.48%, Good =13.79%


Exploring the Role of Overt and Developmental Trauma in Women’s Desire, Arousal and Willingness for Sex

Sponsored by New England Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation, December 5, 2015.

Audience: Mental health professionals who are trauma-informed. Three hour lecture and afternoon intensive. Grades and remarks are from the three hour lecture. Grades on a 1-5 point scale.

Score for "I would recommend this program to others": 4.80

  • Great speaker on an important and timely topic
  • Excellent. Perhaps consider repeating and expanding to a full day
  • An excellent presentation. Speaker is engaging and insightful
  • Extremely valuable presentation. In fact, it has been one of the most informative and useful I’ve attended in many years of NESTTD offerings (x2)
  • I found this workshop to be excellent. The speaker was able to make a delicate, complicated subject accessible and readily useful with clients. I now feel more confident in being able to be more helpful to my clients in this area.
  • Very inspiring presentation on a practical subject
  • Overall, I found this to be informing. I enjoyed this lively speaker.
  • Fabulous!
  • Excellent!
  • Really well prepared presentation and full of useful information
  • Great content
  • Outstanding!!


Helping Women Feel Pleasure: What Therapists Need to Know About Healthy Female Sexuality

Sponsored by Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (Now William James) Boston, 6/17/06

Audience: Generalist psychologists, social workers, other mental health professionals. Grades on a 1-5 point scale:

  1. Instructor presented material in a clear fashion 4.46
  2. Responded to questions & needs of audience 4.58
  3. Instructor maintained your interest 4.48

“What was the most important or useful thing you learned from this program?”

  • “Content very good”
  • “Tying in psychological history with sexual dysfunction”
  • “Milestones and applications in sexual development”
  • “Creative blending of theoretical perspectives”
  • “Some good exercises: BodyMaps, Onion”
  • “Role modeling of instructor”
  • “ Breaking down therapists’ stereotypes”


Interested in getting Dr. Zoldbrod to speak at your next seminar or workshop?  Call her at 781-863-1877 today!


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about dr zoldbrod

Dr. Aline Zoldbrod is a licensed psychologist, seasoned sex therapist, teacher and trainer in sexuality, and author of multiple books on sexuality.

Practicing sex therapy in the Boston, MA area, Dr. Z is thoughtful and creative in her approach to help her clients gain confidence and overcome issues.

Dr. Z is a repeat author, including the award-winning book Sex Smart. Dr. Z has been featured or quoted in the Chicago Tribune, New York Times,, Los Angeles Times,, Boston Globe, Ladies Home, and in many other publications.