Dr. Terri Vanderlinde

Teresa M. Vanderlinde, DO, FACOG is a board certified OB-GYN physician practicing in the New Hampshire Seacoast Area since 1997. Prior to that, she was an Army Medical Corp Officer for a grueling 4 years in Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.  She did her OB-GYN residency at Madigan Army Medical Center, and her Medical School Training at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.  Her undergrad education was in Biology and Psychology at Brown University.  In addition to prescribing conventional medicine, performing surgery and balancing hormones, Dr. V. has spent most of her medical career using a holistic, integrative approach to medicine that considers the whole person and some complementary and alternative treatment options. Sexual Counseling is a natural extension of her passion to assist women in making their lives healthier and happier in every arena.

Dr. Vanderlinde is an AASECT Board Certified Practitioner in Sexuality Counseling.  She has taken extensive Medical, Sexual, and Therapy training courses at a Fellowship level to deserve this special title.  Dr. Terri a member of the AASECT (American Association of Sexual Educators, Counselors and Therapists), ISSWSH (International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health), NAMS (North American Menopausal Society) and ISSM (International Society for Sexual Medicine).  She enjoys informing patients in daring monthly newsletters which shatter many taboo subjects also reproduced here under the “Articles and Information” page.  She has given multiple lectures on sexual health to regional women’s groups, hospital staffs and major medical societies.  She is available to formally teach medical personnel, facilitate women’s groups, and speak at any gathering where there are Sexual matters in need of attention, education or discussion.

The special interest of Dr. V. has is with counseling women and their partners who have a diminished interest or pleasure with sex for any reason.  She also enjoys seeing any couple with a good relationship who desires to rejuvenate their sex life with some fresh ideas.  She is a physician, not a therapist, and is trained to recognize and refer out patients with serious psychological pathology; also, she does not possess the skills to counsel sex offenders.

Click here for Dr. Terri’s interview in Contemporary Sexuality