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.

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.

SEXOLOGIST DIRECTORY
Sexual Shame

Deconstructing Sexual Shame: Implications for Clinical Counselors and Counselor Educators

October, 15, 2021 – Although clients often seek treatment for sexuality-related concerns, counselors may lack the competence, comfort, and skills to adequately address these issues. Counselors may address these treatment barriers by developing a sex-affirming counseling framework. The following article outlines the importance of deconstructing sexual shame within clinical counseling settings and provides specific strategies to enhance the sexual empowerment of clients.
Sex is Not a Four-Letter word

Sex is Not a Four-Letter Word: Sexuality Counseling Training for School Counselors

October, 14, 2021 – Although sexuality counseling training is not a requirement for Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) accredited Counselor Education programs or for licensure in most states as a professional counselor, there is increasing dialogue taking place among professional counselors regarding the need for additional training in this area. The current article highlights techniques for incorporating and enhancing sexuality counseling training in Counselor Education programs based on the eight CACREP core competencies. After a review of the relevance of sexuality counseling within each area, with attention given to implications for school counselors.
Covid-19 impacts on Sex

The Impact of COVID-19 on Sexual Health: A Preliminary Framework Based on a Qualitative Study With Clinical Sexologists

February, 2021 – In recent months, some attempts were made to understand the impact of COVID-19 on sexual health. Despite recent research that suggests COVID-19 and lockdown measures may eventually impact sexual response and sexually related behaviors, we are missing clinical sexologists’ perspectives on the impact of COVID-19 in sexual health. Such perspectives could inform a preliminary framework aimed at guiding future research and clinical approaches in the context of COVID-19.

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.

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.

Featured Professional Sexologist

Featured Professional Sexologist

Featured Professional Sexologist