Developing Sexual Intimate Relations - HVTF 2023

Gina Pellicci LCSW (left) & Evelyn Parker LMSW (right)

Developing Sexual Intimate Relations (18+ Space)

Forming intimate relationships can be both exciting and scary at the same time. Often, we don't know where to start or how to approach others about sex and intimacy. Join Gina Pellicci (she/her) and Evelyn Parker (they/she) from Inner Lakes Therapy discusses important principles in developing intimate relationships for the TGNCNB community. This workshop includes describing the principles and gives tips on how to apply them. Participants will have time to share their thoughts on each principle with the group. Due to the nature of this workshop, it will be intended for folks who are 18 and older.



Gina Pellicci, LCSW, (she/her) is a sex-positive psychotherapist who specializes in working with individuals who are LGBTQIA+, TGNCNB, non-monogamous, disabled, and more. She is queer herself and is passionate about making spaces feel safe and welcoming for all. Gina believes that all mental health professionals must be constantly educating themselves and growing as clinicians.

Evelyn Parker, LMSW, (they/she) is a therapist who specializes in working with the TGNCNB community. One of their specialties is helping individuals work on their identity and self-image. Evelyn is passionate about working with those in minority populations and making mental health services accessible and safe for all.

Inner Lakes Therapy is a virtual group practice of highly skilled, warm, welcoming, and trauma-informed clinicians, with a shared passion for social justice-oriented therapy. All Inner Lakes Therapists are LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC allies, and neurodivergence affirming, if not members of these groups ourselves. We all have strong values around social justice, cultural competence, and providing therapy that is empowering and de-stigmatizing. We are body-positive, sex-positive, nonmonogamy-affirming, and non-judgmental.