Sarah Levinson is a relationship enthusiast with over 20 years of coaching experience. In the past eight years, she has focused on creative relationship structures, consensual non-monogamy and intimacy with individuals, couples and other configurations. During this time, she created the fabulous Polyamorous Women’s Discussion Group in NYC, a focal point for thought leaders in consensual non-monogamy for 8 years. She and Dr. Sisti also host the ongoing Polyamorous Men’s Discussion Group in NYC. Together they facilitated Relationship Anarchy: A Panel Discussion. She has also led workshops on creating rules within polyamorous relationships at Burning Man. Sarah has participated on several panels addressing polyamory and children.
Prior to her focus on non-monogamy, Sarah counseled lawyers in their career choices and advised law firm management on strategic hiring of lateral partners and groups for over 20 years. Sarah received her JD from Columbia University School of Law, completed postgraduate studies at Oxford University and received her BA from the University of Miami. She has done extensive workshopping with the Human Awareness Institute and is currently engaged in several relational and intimacy-focused workshops and trainings including DBT coursework, Gottman couples work and sex therapy coursework at the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy.
Mark Sisti, PhD is the founder and director of Brooklyn Cognitive-Behavioral, PLLC. He is a graduate of Hofstra University, a licensed psychologist and an adjunct professor at Yeshiva University, Department of Clinical Psychology. Dr. Sisti is a diplomat and peer-reviewed trainer in both Cognitive Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). He is a published author on third generation CBTs and ACT, as well as on other forms of experiential interpersonal psychotherapies and their integration with relational psychoanalysis. He has presented workshops and trainings in these modalities at various conferences domestically and internationally.