Amanda is an experienced intimacy professional. Prior to her career as an intimacy coordinator, she worked as a sex and relationship coach with private clients. Amanda completed advanced training in the Somatica method and provided clients with a unique therapeutic experience that combined verbal processing with somatic experiencing. She is a trauma-aware and kink-friendly professional and uses this expertise to inform her work as an intimacy coordinator.
Amanda has been actively involved with advocacy work related to sexuality since college, serving in leadership positions in groups such as Advocates for Survivors of Sexual Assault and Sex Positive Los Angeles. As a member of these groups she has led workshops on LGBTQ issues, consent, kink, and many other topics. She graduated from the University of Southern California School of Gerontology with a degree in Human Development and Aging.
Additionally, she is the founder of Intimacy Professionals Association (IPA). Through this organization she trains intimacy coordinators and connects productions with consultants who are experts on topics related to gender and sexuality. She is also a member of the Time’s Up Safety Working Group, a consultant on the PGA’s Independent Project Safety Initiative (IPSI), and a leader in the movement to make intimacy coordinators a union position at SAG-AFTRA.
Some of Amanda’s intimacy coordinator credits include:
Euphoria (Season 1: HBO)
The Affair (Season 5: Showtime)
The L Word: Generation Q (Season 1: Showtime)
Everything’s Gonna Be Ok (Season 1: Freeform)
Penny Dreadful (Season 4: Showtime)
Sorry For Your Loss (Season 2: Facebook Watch)
Carnival Row (Season 2: Amazon)
As a dual citizen of both the USA and Italy, Amanda is able to work in the United States, the United Kingdom, and the European Union.