Vanessa Thompson

NSW Sexology Services was founded by Vanessa Thompson (Gore) . Vanessa is a clinical and forensic sexologist. She has a 
Masters of Health Science (Sexual Health) and a PhD from The University of Sydney. Vanessa's experience and expertise has helped hundreds of people achieve their sexual health goals.


Vanessa is regularly called upon by local and national media to provide expert opinions on sexual health matters.


Vanessa is;
  • an Associate member of Australia and New Zealand Association for the Treatment of Sex Abuse. (ANZATSA).

  • accredited, at Associate level, through The NSW Commission for Children and Young People’s Child Sex Offender Counsellor Accreditation Scheme (CSOCAS) to provide assessment and treatment services to adults, children and young people who sexually abuse children and young people.

  • a member of Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law.

  • a member of Australian Society for HIV Medicine (ASHM).

  • a member of The NSW Council of Intellectual Disability.

  • a member of Carers NSW.

In the Media

At NSW Sexology Services we believe that talking about sex in a healthy way is essential for people to be their 
sexual best. We hope that reading our interviews in your favourite magazines or hearing us talk about important 
issues on the radio will give you the courage to start talking about sex and take the first steps in achieving your 
sexual health goals. 

When it comes to sex there are a lot of myths and misinformation out there. We hope that by providing the 
media with access to our experience and expertise we can help debunk the myths and provide people with 
accurate and honest information about sexual health. 

As the founder of NSW Sexology Services, Vanessa Thompson (Gore), is the media spokesperson for our services. Vanessa's expertise is widely recognised and she has been interviewed by leading local and national media on many sexual health topics. 


Vanessa has been featured in GQ, Cleo, Cosmopolitan, Good Health, Marie Claire, Prevention, Women's Health and Girlfriend magazines.

Vanessa has also been interviewed for JJJ, ABC 1233, 106.9 NXFM, The Newcastle Herald, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Ninemsn, She Knows, 102.9 KOFM, 107.3 2SER and 2UE 954 radio.