Dr. Kovic is a licensed psychologist with specialties in sexual health and gender concerns, as well as, forensic psychology. He has completed his training as an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist and is currently in the certification application process. His clinical practice includes consultation (mental/behavioral health, family practice medicine, legal/court/criminal justice), therapy (individual, couples, family, and group), and psychological assessment (general assessment, gender surgery letters of support, forensic assessment, and psychosexual evaluations).
Education & Professional Activities:
Dr. Kovic is an active member of American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT), Association for the Treatment of Sex Abusers (ATSA), and the Minnesota Psychoanalytic Society and Institute (MPSI). His work has been presented American Psychological Association (APA), World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH), United States Professional Association for Transgender Health (USPATH), the National Transgender Health Summit, the Center on Halstead Annual LGBT Conference. His work has been published in Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, The Journal of Sex Addiction & Compulsivity, The International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality, The Encyclopedia of Sex and Sexuality, and a book chapter recently accepted for Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder.
Dr. Kovic received a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Hamline University, before receiving an MA in Forensic Psychology from Argosy University in 2011, and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology degree in 2017 from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology. He completed an APA accredited pre-doctoral internship at Napa State Hospital and a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Minnesota Medical School – Program in Human Sexuality.
Addictive, Impulsive/Compulsive, or Out of Control Sexual Behavior
ADHD and Learning Disorder Assessment
Couples’ Intimacy and Relational Concerns
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Delayed, Inhibited, & Premature Ejaculation
Feminist Theory and Psychotherapy
Forensic Assessments (competency, responsibility, risk)
Gender Dysphoria and Transition
Kink and BDSM
LGBQ Health & Satisfaction
Low Sexual Desire
Polyamory, Consensual Non-Monogamy & Alternative Relationship Structures
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (ego psychology, object relations, self psychology, intersubjective, and relational)
Sexual Behavior Concerns in Adolescents
Sexual Desire Discrepancy in Relationships
Sexual Health & HIV or AIDs
Sexual Health & Sobriety
Survivors of Sexual Victimization/Abuse and Reclaiming Sexuality
Transgender and Gender Diverse Health & Satisfaction
Court Ordered Assessments