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Sex Therapy 2.0: Addressing Specific Sexual Health Problems – Earn 3 CE Credits
June 14, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
Adam Fisher, PhD, is an assistant clinical professor at Brigham Young University, where he specializes in individual, couple, and group interventions for sexual health concerns, and conducts research on relationships, religion, and sexuality. He teaches the undergraduate course, Relationships 101: Building Healthy & Lasting Connections, and supervises counseling psychology doctoral students in integrative systemic therapy (IST). Dr. Fisher completed a postdoctoral fellowship at The Family Institute at Northwestern University, a PhD in counseling psychology from Indiana University—with a minor in human sexuality at the Kinsey Institute, and an M.A. in community counseling from Gonzaga University. He is also a managing editor for the Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy (Springer), on the editorial boards of journals in couple and family therapy, and teaches Foundations of Family, Marital, and Couples Counseling as an adjunct faculty member of Counseling@Northwestern.
Many clients present with sexual concerns not diagnosable in the DSM-5, and such are sometimes not addressed in treatment manuals. Sex Therapy 2.0 will go beyond the basics of sex therapy to address how clinicians might work with common sexual concerns. This training will briefly review the basics of sex therapy (such as the Ex-PLISSIT model), and then cover three common sexual health concerns: desire discrepancy, out of control sexual behavior, and sexual health after infidelity.
1. Summarize the Ex-PLISSIT model of sex therapy 1.0.
2. Assist couples in navigating the common challenge of desire discrepancy.
3. Recognize the problems of and alternatives to “sex addition” and similar labels.
4. Help clients navigate sexual health after infidelity.
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