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Sage Bolte, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C

Sage Bolte, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C is a licensed clinical social worker who works with people impacted by cancer. Dr. Bolte specializes in how cancer and its treatments impact sexual function and intimacy in relationships. She also spends significant time working with and writing about young adult cancer survivors. She has delivered numerous national and international presentations and contributed to a number of publications on both topics.

Dr. Bolte is passionate about educating healthcare professionals on how to approach the topic of sexual health with patients. In 2008, Dr. Bolte received the American Cancer Society’s Doctoral Training Grant. She received her PhD in Social Work from The Catholic University of America School of Social Service, where her dissertation explored the sexual selves of young adult cancer survivors as compared to their healthy peers. Along with consulting work, Dr. Bolte is an oncology counselor at Life with Cancer®, a nonprofit support and education program of Inova Cancer Services, where she works primarily with young adults and individuals with advanced disease.