In September of 2022 the American College of Sexologists (ACS) website closed without notification to date. We have not been able to find information on its closure and unsuccessful in contacting them with email, phone or certified mail.
Please note that the American Board of Sexology (ABS) is not affiliated with the American College of Sexologist (ACS). We are however able to those certified sexologist that were abandoned by the American College of Sexologists (ACS). We understand that this can be troublesome if you are trying to keep up with your credentials.
The American Board of Sexology (ABS) has been a long standing peer credentialing non-profit organization that was originally created back in 1989. It was founded by the late Dr. William Granzig while being the President and Director of the American Academy of Clinical Sexologists (AACS), a Ph.D. educational institution for the advanced knowledge in clinical sex therapy. Dr. Granzig was also the 6th and youngest president of the AASECT from 1978 to 1980. The American Board of Sexology (ABS) was originally created to fill the gap left open by the AASECT to properly certifying Ph.D. graduates.
Today the American Board of Sexology (ABS) has a broader acceptance of disciplines that can be certified in Sexology, including but not limited to clinical sex therapy, sexologist, sexual health, Somatic therapy, sexual education, devices for sexual treatment, Tantra, authors on sex, sex topic influencers, social media personalities on sex education, mentors in sex therapy, and apprentice sexologist certifications including the original Board Certified Diplomate certification.
Dr. James O. Walker