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What is Sex Therapy? (2.5 CE)

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Get a certificate by completing the program.


Join Dr. Tammy Nelson for this essential course that will help you create a clear vision of your own clinical work and foster effective, ethical therapeutic relationships with your clients and colleagues. Being a sex therapist requires skills cutting-edge interventions to help clients navigate sexual dilemmas successfully. Sex therapy evolves rapidly, and societal norms and practices change. Explore the dilemmas for therapists working with couples and sex including countertransference, projection and hopelessness for the therapist, while helping couples to avoid frustration and repeat patterns that can lead to destructive behaviors individually and with a partner. Based on clinical practice, research, and case examples, you will learn: • The origin of sex therapy and counseling interventions • The impact of current therapy techniques • Multiple theoretical models and theories • How to integrate sex therapy models • Creating a solid foundation for sexuality counseling • The PLISSIT model and its application to modern sex therapy • Skills to help sex therapists and sex counselors address intimacy. • Methods to help individuals and couples improve their intimate relationships. Meets Requirements for 2.5 CEs: AASECT Human Sex Ed: B, E, I, M AASECT Sex Therapist: A, B, C, D, E, F ISTI Categories: 1a, 1b, 1c Recorded January 26, 2022. *AASECT identifies Content Areas C, D (*) as "time-sensitive". These categories include topics that change often and therefore the courses you take should contain up-to-date information. Recommended courses are within 2 years of the date you intend to apply for certification.

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From $333.25/month

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This program meets the educational requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT certification and renewal of certification. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT certification.

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