What is Sex Therapy?

Sex Therapy is the application of professional and ethical skills to deal with the problems of sexual function of people. It assumes recognition of the concept that sexuality is of legitimate concern to professionals and that it is the right of individuals to expect expert knowledge when seeking remedies with sexual concerns. Sex Therapists and Clinical Sexologists focus their specialized skills to help individuals and/or couples to deal with their sexual concerns.  Ask questions and learn more in our Sex Therapy Question and Answers.

What is Sex Therapy?

Sex Therapy is the application of professional and ethical skills to deal with the problems of sexual function of people. It assumes recognition of the concept that sexuality is of legitimate concern to professionals and that it is the right of individuals to expect expert knowledge when seeking remedies with sexual concerns. Sex Therapists and Clinical Sexologists focus their specialized skills to help individuals and/or couples to deal with their sexual concerns.  Ask questions and learn more in our Sextherapy Forums.

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What does it mean to be certified?

The American Board of Sexology is dedicated to taking certifications out of the area of subjectivity and payed for advertisement placement. Certified Sexologist and Diplomate certifications are based on academic achievement, dedication to the discipline as qualified by scholarship, evidence of competence and a verified background check. Those practicing clinicians in therapy and counseling with a certification from the ABS are well respected by other professionals and clients.  Make the investment in your career and give your clientele the comfort that you are an expert in the profession by becoming a Certified Sexologist.    — Dr. William Granzig, Ph.D.

What does it mean to be certified?

The American Board of Sexology is dedicated to taking certifications out of the area of subjectivity and payed for advertisement placement. Certified Sexologist and Diplomate certifications are based on academic achievement, dedication to the discipline as qualified by scholarship, evidence of competence and a verified background check. Those practicing clinicians in therapy and counseling with a certification from the ABS are well respected by other professionals and clients.  Make the investment in your career and give your clientele the comfort that you are an expert in the profession by becoming a Certified Sexologist.    — Dr. William Granzig, Ph.D.

Certified Sexologist and Board Certified Diplomates:

Thru its attention to quality assurance to the public of Certified Sexologists and Board Certified Diplomates, the American Board of Sexology has grown its members steadily over the past 35 years. In the most recent renewal period, the board experienced the highest percentage of renewals of any similar period in our history. Certified Sexologists and Board Certified Diplomates have continued to maintain their certifications yearly and you will be with a solid, growing organization.

American Board of Sexology Certifications

Certified Sexologist and Board Certified Diplomates:

Thru its attention to quality assurance to the public of Certified Sexologists and Board Certified Diplomates, the American Board of Sexology has grown its members steadily over the past 35 years. In the most recent renewal period, the board experienced the highest percentage of renewals of any similar period in our history. Certified Sexologists and Board Certified Diplomates have continued to maintain their certifications yearly and you will be with a solid, growing organization.