Board of Advisors, Founder of IPA
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. 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 LGBTQIA+ topics, consent, kink, and many other subjects. 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 certified intimacy coordinators as well as consultants who are experts on topics related to gender and sexuality. Amanda has done consulting work and intimacy coordinator training for companies like Netflix and Sony, both in the US an
d in international markets.
She is also a member of the Time’s Up Safety Working Group and contributed to the Time’s Up Guide to Working in Entertainment, she consulted on the PGA’s Independent Project Safety Initiative (IPSI), and she is a leader in the movement to make intimacy coordinators a union position at SAG-AFTRA. She was a primary contributor to SAG-AFTRA’s Standards and Protocols for the Use of Intimacy Coordinators guidelines.
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)
Carnival Row (Season 2: Amazon/Legendary TV)
How To Get Away With Murder (Season 6: ABC)
Sorry For Your Loss (Season 2: Facebook Watch)
Everything’s Gonna Be Ok (Season 1: Freeform)
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