Jennifer L. Valli, AASECT Certified Therapist


Office: 1384 CORDOVA COVE
Tel: (901) 299-3224


Jennifer Valli, PhD, is a seasoned psychotherapist, drawing on 26 years of clinical experience in psychiatry.  She is a licensed therapist in Tennessee but also nationally certified as a Sex Therapist through AASECT, The American Association of Sexual Educators, Counselors and Therapists, a rigorous certification in sex therapy.  As a clinical sexologist, she is a Diplomate of The American Board of Sexology. Her research has been focused on communication about sex between medical providers and patients, highlighting patients who have sexual diverse practices. In clinical practice, she focuses on both emotional and physical intimacy. As a therapist, educator and in research, she is a sexual health advocate.

Valli has appointments in medicine and the College of Health Professions, is on the Board of Advisors at Men''s Fitness Magazine and has been quoted in Men''s Health Magazine, Men''s Fitness Magazine, Contemporary Sexuality and CNN. In 2016-2019, she was listed as one of the best providers (patient voted) for transgender patients in Memphis through OUT-Memphis, the LGBTQIA community center in Memphis.  

After a lifetime of providing psychotherapy, Valli completed a comprehensive post-graduate certificate program at the University of Michigan, as a Sex Therapist and Educator.  She completed a portion of the AASECT training with faculty through John’s Hopkins University in the area of paraphilias/fetishes.  She is very proud to be a part of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.