Certified Sex Therapist

Jessica Janik McDermott, LMFT, CST

I am committed to helping you re-discover pleasure, passion, and power in your sexual self through a collaborative and supportive approach.
Jessica Janik McDermott, LMFT, CST

Biography

Jessica’s private practice is affiliated with the Rochester Center for Sexual Wellness. Jessica’s practice centers around exploring and integrating all dimensions of the self. She uses her systemic training to help clients explore how their varied experiences and relationships may contribute to concerns around sexuality, and vice versa. Jessica recently earned a master’s degree in Couple and Family Therapy with a specialization in sex therapy from Thomas Jefferson University. She employs a combination of theoretical frameworks and techniques to tailor treatment to each client’s unique goals. Jessica has worked with a diverse population of clients experiencing a wide range of clinical concerns and is LGBTQ+ and kink affirming. She enjoys working with individuals and couples to re-discover pleasure, passion, and power in sexuality. She is dedicated to creating a collaborative, compassionate space in which to do this work. Jessica received her AASECT certification in sex therapy in 2023 with supervision from Dan Rosen, LCSW-R, CST, CSTS and Megan Barrett, LMFT, CST.

Pronouns: she/her

Jessica’s Office Location:

140 Allens Creek Rd

Building 140, Suite 120

Rochester, NY 14618

Availability: Mon-Fri in person or via telehealth

Phone: 315-577-3707

Email: JMcDermottLMFT@gmail.com

Certifications

AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, 2023-present

Professional Memberships

  • Early Professional AASECT member (July 2020-present)
  • WPATH

Recent Writing

December 2020 Rochester Woman Online article on The Gift of Self-Pleasure.

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Other Team Members

Pebble Kranz, MD, FECSM, IF
Sexual Medicine Specialist

Pebble Kranz, MD, FECSM, IF

I am a passionate advocate for your goals -- regarding sexual satisfaction, gender, and intimacy.
Daniel Rosen, LCSW-R, CST, CSTS
Certified Sex Therapist and Sex Therapy Supervisor

Daniel Rosen, LCSW-R, CST, CSTS

Whether it is individually, as a couple or in a group, I am committed to ensuring you get the best care available.
William Kelly, LCSW-R, DST
Diplomate in Sex Therapy and Sex Therapy Supervisor

William Kelly, LCSW-R, DST

Sexuality is the heart of our souls. When we are disconnected from our sexuality we are disconnected from ourselves and others.
Jessica Janik McDermott, LMFT, CST
Certified Sex Therapist

Jessica Janik McDermott, LMFT, CST

I am committed to helping you re-discover pleasure, passion, and power in your sexual self through a collaborative and supportive approach.
Tyler Buchiero, LCSW, CST
Certified Sex Therapist

Tyler Buchiero, LCSW, CST

I value a collaborative approach, which begins and ends with nonjudgement and emotional honesty.
Jenna Weintraub, CYT
Sexuality Educator

Jenna Weintraub, CYT

Healing happens in community and connection. I care deeply about co-creating a safe and nurturing space, where you can examine and divest yourself of narratives that no longer serve you.
Amy Ricotta, LMHC
Psychotherapist

Amy Ricotta, LMHC

I believe that sexuality is an integral part of the human experience and should be celebrated as one of life’s greatest gifts. I’m committed to helping you connect with yourself and find joy in that relationship.
Patrick DiFlorio, LMSW
Psychotherapist

Patrick DiFlorio, LMSW

Healing your pain and understanding yourself can be challenging, yet so rewarding. I provide as safe a space as I can to explore your inner self. Let’s work to understand more about you together. 
Alissa Freer-Kalmus, LPMFT
Psychotherapist

Alissa Freer-Kalmus, LPMFT

When it comes to sex and relationships there is no “normal” despite what our society tries to make us believe. I am passionate about working together towards your goals for your sexual wellness.
Amy Gartenberg, MA, LPC-MHSP (State of TN)  MHC Intern (State of NY)
Sex Therapy Intern

Amy Gartenberg, MA, LPC-MHSP (State of TN) MHC Intern (State of NY)

I am passionate about helping you move towards a more embodied version of yourself, and as a result, deepen your capacity for connection and pleasure.
Grace Joyner, Graduate Student Creative Arts Therapy
Sex Therapy Intern

Grace Joyner, Graduate Student Creative Arts Therapy

It would be my pleasure to join you, wherever you are, on your journey.
Sue Vasas
Office Administrator

Sue Vasas

Ask Away! I am proud to be a member of the RCSW team in support of its mission and the many essential services that are offered here.
Nancy Berg, LPMFT
Psychotherapist

Nancy Berg, LPMFT

"Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.” ~ Carl Jung
Evelyn Bennett, LCAT
Psychotherapist

Evelyn Bennett, LCAT

"I invite you to connect with me and reconnect with yourself."
Christine DeLozier, LAc
Acupuncturist

Christine DeLozier, LAc

"The healer you have been looking for is your own courage to know and love yourself completely" Yung Pueblo