Sabitha Pillai-Friedman, PhD, LCSW, CST

Certified Sex Therapist and Supervisor, Associate Professor


Ph.D. from Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research at Bryn Mawr College.


Dr. Pillai-Friedman in practice for over 25 years. She is also an associate professor at the Center for Human Sexuality at Widener University, Chester PA. She teaches courses on sexuality at Penn School of Social Policy and Practice. She is an engaging presenter and public speaker and has presented on various topics nationally and internationally. She has appeared in CN 8 and NBC. She has been interviewed about Sexual Fantasies on NPR in the Voices in the Family show.


Individual, couple and sex therapy; rekindling desire in long-term relationships; relationship and sexual issues during life transitions, such as, new parenthood, menopause, illness or aging; sexual pain issues; EMDR for sexual dysfunction and trauma; cross-cultural issues and sexuality.


To assess accurately and provide prompt, short-term and goal-oriented treatment with respect and understanding. To get to the bottom of the problem and treat it through collaborative work with a full medical team.


Day time and some evening hours


Telehealth only due to the pandemic. , PA