Introducing our presenters: Dr. Nick Summa, LMFT and Ashley Taylor, MEd, MMT, MT-BC
Nick Summa is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Counselor Educator, and AAMFT Approved Supervisor working in private practice while continuing his EFT certification process. He has been working with sexually and relationally diverse individuals, couples, and families for the majority of his career and has focused his EFT training and clinical research on how to better advocate for and serve couples in the LGBTQ+, poly, and kink communities.
Ashley Taylor is a board-certified music therapist with training in Music Therapy-Assisted Childbirth and a background in hospice, grief, & bereavement work. She focused her graduate coursework around systems in music therapy as well as relational & family therapies. In 2020, Ashley founded Outside the Lines Creative & Relational Therapies in Pittsburgh, PA in order to blend her passion for music & creative arts therapies with relational therapies, including sex & birth-centered support. In addition to the foundational principles of family systems & intersectional feminism, Ashley also centers the stances of anti-capitalism, body liberation, & pleasure activism in her practice with individuals, partners, polycules, families, and groups.