Jennifer P. Schneider, M.D., Ph.D., is a nationally recognized expert in the areas of addictive sexual disorders, couple issues related to sex addiction problems, and sexual exploitation by professionals. She is the author of several books and numerous scholarly articles in the field, and is a regular guest   lecturer  at professional conferences covering the topic of addiction medicine.  Dr. Schneider has appeared on Oprah Winfrey, Geraldo, Sally Jessy Raphael, and over 80 other TV and radio shows as an expert guest. She has also served as an expert witness in several court cases involving sexual exploitation by physicians.

In 1998, Dr. Schneider won the prestigious Patrick Carnes Award for lifetime contribution to the sex addiction field. In 2007 she won the SASH (Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health) Award for her lifetime contribution to research in the sex addiction field. She is certified in the fields of Internal Medicine, Addiction Medicine, and pain management, and holds a Ph.D. in the field of molecular genetics.