Helaine Hunter­-Smith is a Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice in Las Vegas, Nevada. She has also been an instructor at UNLV­ the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, in the Department of Marriage and Family Therapy.Helaine’s “Human Sexual Behavior” class was extremely popular and a student favorite.

Although Helaine now calls Las Vegas home, she was born and raised in New York City. Her “east coast sensibility” is still present, however, mellowed by time spent on the west coast.

Helaine received her B.A. from Queens College in New York, in Theatre and Dance. She was a “triple threat”­actor, singer and dancer for many years, appearing on stage, screen, television and concert halls. Helaine also toured with her one woman show.

Having studied and learned from masters in their fields, Helaine utilizes in counseling, many techniques learned in other disciplines, finding many exercises translate well to the therapeutic experience.