Dr Marlene Wasserman (BA. Social Work (Hons), M.Clinical Social Work (cum laude), DHS (Doctorate in Human Sexuality, Institute of Advanced Studies in Human Sexuality, San Francisco ), AASECT certified Couple & Sex Therapist, Fellow in Sexual Medicine, is a Clinical Sexologist, Couple & Sex Therapist and Sexual Medicine Consultant, in Private Practice, specializing in Cyber Infidelity.
As the founder of Dr Eve, the South African household brand representing professionalism, pleasure, respect and responsibility, Marlene has pioneered sexual health and rights education, information and counseling in South Africa. Utilizing multiple forums, from live mobile chat platforms with youth, to global public appearances, Marlene’s passion is on providing evidence based education across all age groups and cross culturally.
Having written 3 best seller books on woman’s
sexuality, sexuality education for youth, and ageing Marlene is a sought after local and international columnist and blogger for both South African and international magazines, newspapers & web sites and is an award winning author.
In June 2015 Marlene ’s ground breaking book “Cyber Infidelity : The New Seduction “ (Human &Rousseau 2015) was published to global acclaim. This work now defines her clinical and academic interest in Contemporary Intimacies, which includes Cyber Infidelity. For further information on training professionals and public addresses, contact Marlene directly here .
She is considered to be a highly influential woman in Africa, a continent in which women need respected female role models.
As an internationally renowned academic Dr Wasserman teaches Sexual Medicine at the University of Cape Town Medical School, and is a well considered reviewer who is widely published in academic journals.
‘Teens online’ is Marlene ’s latest area of interest. As a comprehensive sexuality educator of many years, Marlene is expanding this passion specifically into education of youth online.
She is a popular thought leader in the pharmaceutical industry, and frequently delivers thought provoking papers at international scientific sexual health and rights meetings.
As an International Sexual Rights Activist, Marlene is the Regional Secretary for Africa for the World Association of Sexual Health (WAS). In addition, she has served as board and committee member on a number of highly respected international scientific sexual medicine, sexual health and rights organizations . Proudly Dr Wasserman is a Temporary Advisor to the WHO (World Health Organization).
Marlene enters her 21st year as a singularly brave bold and respected radio talk show host. She is the recipient of the South African MTN Radio Award for the Best Night Time Radio Show. She is in demand for her cutting edge TV guest appearances.
2016 brings Marlene more solidly into the global arena. She is expanding her reach into New York whilst maintaining her base of operations primarily in South Africa as she begins to work in a location independent manner.