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Nan J. Wise, PhD, Honored by Marquis Who's Who for Expertise as a Sex Therapist, Neuroscience Researcher and Author

Nan J. Wise, PhD, provides dedicated therapeutic coaching to a diverse patient base

Dr. Wise's expertise resides in identifying and addressing emotional issues by careful exploration and comprehension of the neuroscience behind them.

    WEST ORANGE, NJ, March 01, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Nan J. Wise, PhD, has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Since 1984, Dr. Wise has offered exceptional sex therapy services to a diverse client base through her thriving private practice, specializing in short-term therapeutic coaching. She is also a respected neuroscience researcher and relationship specialist, and since 2008, she has served on the faculty of Rutgers University-Newark.

Dr. Wise's expertise resides in identifying and addressing emotional issues by careful exploration and comprehension of the neuroscience behind them. She has authored a book titled "Why Good Sex Matters: Understanding the Neuroscience of Pleasure for a Smarter, Happier, and More Purpose-Filled Life," which guides readers to work more effectively with their brains and minds. Dr. Wise is a seasoned and engaging speaker as well and has appeared on several media outlets, including The Today Show, to discuss her research.

Dr. Wise's academic training and industry credentials are impressive and include a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and a Master of Social Work from Rutgers University–New Brunswick. She subsequently earned a second master's degree by completing the psychology program at Rutgers University–Newark before pursuing a terminal degree in behavioral neuroscience. Notably, Dr. Wise now holds a PhD from Rutgers University–Newark, where she was humbled to accept a Dissertation Fellowship Award in 2013.

Distinguished industry certifications further define Dr. Wise's professional profile. The American Board of Examiners and Social Workers designated her as a board-certified diplomate, and she is a certified sex therapist through the AASECT. Additionally, the American Psychotherapy Association named her a certified relationship specialist, and Dr. Wise trained in clinical hypnotherapy through the National Board for Clinical Hypnotherapists.

Dr. Wise maintains memberships in the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health and the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists. She also networks through a sustained affiliation with the Society for Neuroscience, and she was recognized as a fellow of both the American Psychotherapy Association and the National Board for Clinical Hypnotherapists. Moreover, Dr. Wise was granted the designation of board-certified diplomate by the American Board of Examiners and Social Work.

Dr. Wise has made significant contributions to the literature in her field, and her work has been published in prestigious professional journals such as The Journal of Sexual Medicine. Her 2020 book, "Why Good Sex Matters" explores the intersection of sex therapy and sex neuroscience, with a focus on comprehending that pleasure is not a luxury but instead a necessity to achieve a well-functioning emotional brain.

An inquisitive nature and passion for helping people are motivating forces in Dr. Wise's work. She also cites an innate ability to communicate about complex topics in a simple manner. She has accepted numerous accolades for her success, including the Lederman Fellowship Award from Rutgers University in 2010, and Dr. Wise is gratified that her research and high-profile academic publications have garnered international attention.

Looking toward the future, Dr. Wise aims to raise awareness by accepting engagements to speak to larger audiences about higher emotional brain functions and how to advance brain-mind work. She also plans to complete her next book titled "Why It Is Never Too Late to Have a Happy Childhood and Here Is How," which is targeted to readers who have sustained childhood trauma and are actively seeking a path toward living more joyfully via refined decision-making skills.

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