The presenters for the seminar will be Dr. Participants will have the opportunity to DE-construct the myth that clergy and clinicians cannot work together on the topics of sexuality and faith. This seminar is for clergy and clinicians who want to build bridges of understanding between their respective professions and offer each other a collegial chance to discuss methods, standards and practices when offering care and support to persons challenged by issues related to sexuality and faith.
In addition to sexuality educators, sexuality counselors and sex therapists, AASECT members include physicians, nurses, social workers, psychologists, allied health professionals, clergy members, lawyers, sociologists, marriage and family counselors and therapists, family planning specialists and researchers, as well as students in various relevant professional disciplines. These individuals share an interest in promoting understanding of human sexuality and healthy sexual behavior. Founded inthe American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists AASECT is devoted to the promotion of sexual health by the development and advancement of the fields of sexual therapy, counseling, and education.
Sex Therapy is a growing specialization in the field of mental health counseling and has shown to be effective with individual adults, youth, and a variety of relationship styles. Qualified Sex Therapists work with a diverse range of issues including but not limited to sexual functioning, intimacy, orientation, and identity. Sex therapy meets the client where they are at and supports and encourages sexual health.
The event will gather professionals from a variety of disciplines such as sexuality education, counseling, therapy, research, social work, psychology, sociology, nursing, medicine, and more. For registration information, click here. I'm excited at the prospect of so many professionals from various backgrounds joining together and exploring the unique value of sex workers' lived experiences. This panel will hopefully challenge some ideas of who we are and what we truly need from allies and professionals alike, while also sharing sentiments gathered from many different sex workers.
She has been in private practice since in Arizona. In addition to her private practice Dorothy has worked as an inpatient clinical and executive director, published author and forensic counselor. Dorothy specializes in working with individuals, couples, and families in a variety of therapeutic issues and disorders.
Sex is everywhere. Advertisements are using sex to sell products, and movies are getting riskier with their sex scenes. While this mass portrayal of sex has made it more commonplace in our society, sex is often still a very uncomfortable topic for most people to talk about.
Sex therapy is a specialized type of psychotherapy — a general term for treating mental health problems by talking with a mental health professional. Through sex therapy, you can address concerns about sexual function, sexual feelings and intimacy, either in individual therapy or couples or family therapy. Sex therapy can be effective for individuals of any age, gender or sexual orientation.
Pearson is a licensed clinical marriage and family therapist. She specializes in sex therapy for adults who have difficulties with sexual desire and functioning, compulsive sexual behaviors or unhealthy sexual boundaries, and gender identity. She also offers educational workshops on sexual enhancement for couples and individuals.