?Dr. Berman is a leader in the field of sexual therapy. She has appeared in the pages of numerous major publications and on radio and television, including The New York Times, USA Today, Glamour, Elle, Ladies’ Home Journal, Oprah, Today Show, Fox News, and CNN. Dr. Berman is also the star of the hit show Sexual Healing, a Showtime original documentary series that follows real-life couples through one week of therapy with her at the Berman Center. Dr. Berman is an expert on relationships and knows all too well about the tough conversations partners should have about sexually transmitted diseases (STD). Facts: The latest figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that 19 million new infections occur each year, almost half of them among young people ages 15 to 24. 1- 5 – or 20% – of the population has genital herpes. Dr. Berman will talk about the seriousness of STDs in general and how couples especially those in the early stages of their sexual relationships can engage their partners in a conversation about them. If there are any specific issues you would like to cover, we will be happy to work with you to customize the segment.Underwritten by: Novartis/FamvirLynn Barclay, president and CEO of the American Social Health Association (ASHA) Lynn Barclay’s greatest desire is to eliminate the stigma associated with sexually transmitted infections that more than 19 million Americans will experience this year alone. Fact is that although substantial progress has been made in diagnosing and treating certain STDs in recent years, the latest figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that 19 million new infections occur each year, almost half of them among young people ages 15 to 24. Dr. Berman and Lynn Barclay will be joined by a patient who is living with one specific STD: genital herpes (GH).