Mou's Story

Moushumi Ghose is a writer, activist and mostly-retired licensed therapist. A multi-passionate artist, she makes films and writes books breaking down barriers in sexuality and relationship, self help and anecdotal. 

Mou grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, attended San Francisco State University majoring in Clinical Psychology. She worked with a variety of populations, including a day treatment school setting for children, and on the locked ward of Langely Porter psychiatric hospital at UCSF where she ran art & music groups. Her first job out of college was working with developmentally disabled adults in vocational settings.

Mou was inspired by the burgeoning creative technology and in the late 90's shifted her focus. She moved to Los Angeles to work as a Producer for a large tech company, and then was recruited to work at a start-up that developed streaming online music. Read: Dream Job! She worked as an internet DJ and met and collaborated with many musicians and artists during this time.

But, the tech industry began to shift towards a more corporate culture.  Mou decided to get her Masters in Clinical Psychology which she obtained from Pepperdine University. She interned as a counselor for families living with HIV/AIDS, sexual abuse survivors, and families in the foster care system. She recieved her license from the California Board of Behavioral Science as a licensed psychotherapist in 2007.

She opened her solo practice to focus on sexuality- guiding folx and giving voice to sexual minorities, LGBTQIA and kink communities. 

,Moushumi has written 3 books on sex and relationships, is the creator of media/film entities including The Sex Talk Series on Youtube, and the Documentary Film Series, Temples and Brothels.

She was the host of "Sex Love & RocknRoll" podcast and Sexy Saturdays at The Liberace Penthouse workshops. 

Mou is the founder of Los Angeles Sex Therapy (LAST), a collective of therapists, educators and coaches who center healthier attitudes around sexuality with special attention given to the experiences of BIPOC, LGBTQIA, Kink, Poly/Ethically Non Monogamous, and Sex Workers.

She is the founder and of LAST University - Affordable courses in pleasure, including Pleasure Psych - her Intimacy Coaching Ceritification Program. 

Mou has served as an adjunct faculty at Alliant International University, California School of Professional Psychology, and Pacific Oaks College in Los Angeles, CA. 

Mou has been a featured contributor in various publications and media outlets including Mens Fitness, Huffington Post, Elite Daily, Oprah Magazine, Hustler, Vice, Elle Magazine, Refinery 29, Playboy TV,  Investigation Discoveries, Oxygen Network, Hollywood Entertainment Today, CBS and many more.

Today Mou's day-to-day involves overseeing the group and training future sex therapists and coaches. She carries a very small caseload.  

 

As a lifelong creator, songwriter, musician and multi-passionate artist, she is currently involved in a variety of musical entities including Ghosha and The Depressionistas. 

She is currently writing two memoirs, back to back which should both be released very soon. 

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