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Amy Carpenter

Amy Carpenter, LCSW, CYI has worked for twenty-five years as a psychotherapist, youth advocate, and relationship coach. Her bestselling book, Be Strong, Be Wise: The Young Adult’s Guide to Sexual Assault Awareness and Personal Safety, and the Be Strong, Be Wise Safety Education Program, teach risk reduction to boys, girls and non-binary youth in a way that empowers students to feel informed rather than afraid. The program is based on her work with high schools and colleges and organizations such as Mainely Girls and Girls Inc. Be Strong, Be Wise incorporates the tools that build self-knowledge and confidence, supporting healthy relationships for young people from all walks of life.