Core Concepts of Psychosexual Therapy
- 2017 dates to be annouced in January.
Core Concepts in Psychosexual Therapy is a three-day training workshop which aims to provide practitioners with introductory skills in working with sexual functions, dysfunctions and issues. This workshop introduces common psychosexual issues/presentations to practitioners, including desire, orgasmic, and arousal disorders in women and men, as well as pain disorders in women. The workshop also addresses sexuality and ageing, fetishes and atypical behaviours, and explores ethical practice in sex therapy. Participants will learn the basics of diagnosis and develop treatment plans for these common issues. It is assumed all participants will have basic counselling skills – This is not a counselling skills training program. In addition to the learning outcomes from Sexing Therapy, participants at the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
- Appraise the application of different approaches to psychosexual therapy;
- Critique the application of diagnostic criteria to psychosexual issues
- Apply the diagnostic criteria to female and male psychosexual disorders
- Construct a treatment plan for psychosexual disorders
- Appraise the use of aids in treatment of psychosexual disorders
- Assess the role of ageing to human sexuality;
- Evaluate the impacts of fetishes and atypical behaviours on human sexuality; and
- Critique the application of ethical standards to psychosexual therapy.
Who Should Attend?
Anyone who works in the health, welfare and human service sectors who has an interest in working with clients with psychosexual issues. This workshop is of interest to counsellors, therapists, doctors, nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists, psychiatrists, physiotherapists, social and welfare workers, youth workers.
This four day workshop will increase participant’s skills in with clients who present with psychosexual issues. The workshop is developed using principles of adult and experiential learning. Therefore the focus is on the participants’ needs and learning through doing.
Dr Christopher Fox is an experienced psychosexual and relationship therapist with over 20 years experience in counselling and psychotherapy. Christopher is an Accredited Sexuality Educator and Researcher with the Australian Society of Sexuality Educators, Researchers and Therapists. Christopher currently runs Sex Life Therapy and lectures at the University of Sydney’s Western Sydney Sexual Health Centre in sexual health counselling. He believes a healthy and sex life is very much part of a healthy life. Everyone has the right to a fulfilling and enjoyable sex life.
For further information: Call Christopher on 0438 422 759 orContact Us
Early Bird $800.00
Full Rate $875.00
Early Bird (SAS Members) $750.00
Full Rate (SAS Members) $800.00
Each workshop begins at 9:00 am sharp and finishes at 5:00 pm. Registration is open from 8:30 am.Download the Pdf Flier