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Shanie Lapointe - Sexologist, practice focused on reproductive health, perinatality and early childhood

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Shanie Lapointe - Sexologist, practice focused on reproductive health, perinatality and early childhood

Shanie is a dynamic, approachable, empathetic, open-minded and creative woman. She thrives on passion, contact with people and varied daily life. After graduating in sexology, she worked in the community.

During the first confinement in 2020, she reflected on her professional future and she chose to combine these different passions of family, support and intervention in order to guide her practice in reproductive health, perinatal and early childhood. at the same time, she dived as a freelancer. 

Several motivations lead her to have focused her practice in reproductive health, perinatality and early childhood:

  • Free speech by breaking many taboos: sexuality during pregnancy, access to abortion, perinatal mourning, maternal regret...and so on!
  • Meet the many needs that emerge in individuals and couples, following this great upheaval that is the fact of wanting and becoming a parent.
  • Offer support using personal experiences and professional skills.

It is important for her to emphasize that she is an ally for people who are part of sexual and gender diversity, as well as the fact that she is a pro-choice resource and for the respect of workers' rights. -s sex.

Read about the sexology service, description and rates HERE. 

Training

  • Managing stress in perinatal bereavement, Les Perséides, 2022

  • A new cognitive-behavioral couple therapy to treat genito-pelvic pain”, ASQ, 2022

  • Integrating trans men and non-binary, intersex or two-spirited people into sexual health/abortion services/single-sex feminist spaces, Aide aux Trans du Québec, 2022

  • “Introduction to couple psychotherapy”, Porte-Voix, 2022

  • “A place for all families”, Coalition of LGBT+ Families, 2021

  • “Sexual breast, nourishing breast: duality or cohabitation?”, MAQ, 2021
    • Member of the Ordre Professionnel des Sexologues du Québec: 202006-012
    • Bachelor’s degree in sexology, UQÀM, 2008