Dr. Pega Ren has been in private practice as a sex therapist and family and relationship counsellor in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada since 1988. Her education includes:
Bachelor of Science in Education (BSEduc) 1968, Ohio State University
Sexual Abuse Practitioner Certification 1991, Justice Institute
Master of Public Health (sexology) (MPH) 1999, Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality
Doctor of Education in Sexology (EdD) 1999, IASHS
Dr. Ren has been writing the Ask the Expert column in Xtra newspaper for the past seven years and for the past two has served as supervisor of the in-house therapists at Health Initiatives for Men in Vancouver. She has also been a contributing columnist to the Huffington Post for the past two years.
Dr. Ren taught sexuality classes in the Women’s Studies and Continuing Education departments at Simon Fraser University in the 90s and wrote and hosted a TV show for OUT-TV, Let’s Talk Sex in 2008. She regularly contributes to magazines and other media and present at colleges, universities and other groups regarding sexual issues.
Dr. Pega Ren is a member in good standing of the following organizations:
Recent appearances include:
Report on Carl Toms’s Michael Jackson’s Dangerous Liaisons. Matador,Leicester, UK, 2010, 624 pp. Sexuality and Culture, Vol. 16, No. 2, June 2012
Masters’ Class Presentation, Boucher Naturopathic College. Sex for Non-Sex Therapists. March 2012
The More We Know, The Better We Do, a review of the book Handbook of Clinical Sexuality For Mental Health Professionals, 2nd Edition, by Stephen B. Levine(Editor) & Candace B Risen, Stanley E Althof (Associate Editors) for The Journal of Sexual Research, Jan 2012.
Sex at 11 TV show. 5 January 2012
Girl Talk with Marlo radio show. 21 April 2011
Keynote Speaker, Jewish Seniors’ Alliance Spring Conference Sex and the City. March 2011
“Meet Dave, His Wife, and His Love Dolls” The Toronto Sun. 21 Feb. 2011.