Tiger Devore, columnist for Las Vegas Woman magazine about relationships, sex and gender issues, is a respected expert and caring physician.
With over 25 years of practice and expertise working with women and their specific issues, Dr. Tiger strives to help couples or individuals who are experiencing problems. This includes changes in daily living or just dissatisfaction with quality of life, going through transitions as they age, changing jobs, entering or leaving a relationship, going through separation or divorce, death of a partner and approaching dating after a loss. He also works with couples dealing with infidelity, whether to repair or leave the relationship. Dr. Tiger wants couples to understand that there are many alternatives to divorce. For the last 30 years, Dr. Tiger has also been an activist and advocate for the rights of people disabled by HIV, as well as for a range of people who are considered to be sexually different from the mainstream.
“I have many years of experience dealing with adjustment to long-term disease, including many forms of cancer, AIDS/HIV, being dialysis dependent, or facing and living with organ transplant,” Dr. Tiger explained. “My expertise as a certified sex therapist includes all forms of relationship counseling, as well as dealing with all forms of sexual dysfunction, including extensive knowledge of living well with reduced functioning, any form of fetish or alternative sexual practice or lifestyle, and the entire range of gender considerations, from hermaphroditism to sex reassignment.”
He has served on the board of the Nevada Psychological Association as the Public Education Coordinator for four years. Dr. Tiger has also served as a volunteer and in public service positions for the Gender Justice Nevada Board. He works with the state senate and assembly on various bills related to psychology and health care. In particular, Dr. Tiger advocates banning therapy to change sexual orientation and delaying surgery on infant genitalia.
He has worked in sex research clinics at both the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Human Sexuality program at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Tiger wrote a sex education program that was adopted by counseling center and health center staffs at the university level nationally. Other areas he serves includes the National Institutes of Health as a crisis counselor at its AIDS treatment and evaluation center at UCLA, incarcerated sex offenders, and has been an expert witness in court. Recently he worked with the Clark County School District, state legislature and various communities to implement programs for people who might not otherwise have access to services and help needed.
“I love my work, and love seeing the people I work with live well. In fact, many of the people I work with are healthy, everyday people who are just facing challenges and I can help,” Dr. Tiger said. “I encourage those who need my help to please reach out to me.”
Specialties: Clinical Psychologist, AASECT Certified Sex Therapist
9414 W. Lake Mead Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89134