Professional Spotlight

We want to shine a spotlight on this Certified American Board Sexologist for their outstanding work in the field of Sex Therapy. Take this opportunity to check out the benefits of being a Professional Member of the ABS.

An Investment in Your Profession:

You can assure clientele of professional competence. If you deal with human sexuality in a clinical setting, you should be certified by The American Board of Sexology.

Through certification by The American Board of Sexology, practitioners establish their competence and achievements in sexology in association with a dynamic organization setting standards for clinical sexologists, sex therapists, counselors and researchers as well as educators. Consumers recognize Board certification as assurance that professionals meet established standards in education and experience in the field.

An Investment in your Sexology Profession
An Investment in your Sexology Profession

The Board and its Diplomates:

Thru its attention to quality assurance for the consumer and services to Diplomates, the Board has grown steadily over the past 35 years. In a recent renewal period, the board experienced the highest percentage of renewals of any similar period in our history. The Board has grown, and Diplomates have continued to maintain their certifications over renewal periods. You will be with a solid, growing organization.

The American Board of Sexology holds in great esteem those who have gained the highest degrees in subjects dealing with sexology, and experience gained in clinical, head to head interactions with clientele in real life situations. M.D.’s, Ph.D.’s, D.S.W.’s, Psy.D.’s and others currently working in clinical setting dealing with human sexuality are invited to apply for certification by The American Board of Sexology. Please check the Requirements to be a Board Certified Sexologist.

Certification Membership Fees:

Complete one of the online application forms or renewal form if already listed and use our online payment system to complete this process.  There are different levels of membership based upon your experience and qualifications. You can then fill out the Professional Sexologist Directory listing form to be listed among your peer professionals. The Professional Sexologist Directory change form is for those professionals already listed online to make changes to their online listing.

If for some reason your qualification do not meet the certification requirements, your payment will be refunded in full. We reserve the right to deny membership based upon the requirements required set forth by the American Board of Sexology peer reviewed Ph.D. professionals.  Applicants denied membership do have the right to appeal any decision and can do so with an email including provided documentation of validity.

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Professional Membership:

A Professional Membership account is for the Sex Therapist post graduate and working in the field of study.  It is also the correct choice for teachers and professors in higher education. The membership offers the full benefits of the Directory Listing including business address, web connections, social media links, full biography, blog links and links virtual or printed publications or other materials for sale. This includes books on Amazon or Podcasts.  This membership also allows for posting answers to potential clientele within the Sexology Forums.  Finally, all Professional Members will have voting rights and can be an Officer on the Board. Only $20.75 a month.

Professional Sexologist Directory Listing:

Once you apply to be a Board Certified member or renew your membership, you can create or update your Professional Membership Sexologist Directory Listing. This process is FREE and is available to all membership levels including Apprentice Membership, Retired Membership and FREE Membership. The FREE Membership is limited and this form is all you need to do.

To add your image to the Directory listing, please create a User Account here and upload your image in a square 250 pixel by 250 pixel (3.472 inch X 3.472inch) in Jpeg (.JPG), Adobe (.PNG) or .GIF format.

Apprentice Membership:

We have a lower price entry point for the college student or entry level professional not yet qualified in the profession.  Becoming a member and listing yourself in the Professional Sexologist Directory shows that you are serious about your profession. By making yourself visible allows other professionals the potential to  offer you an opportunity to work within their practice. Apprentice Membership does not allow for listing a business address or the ability to vote in Board elections. Only $8.25 a month.

Retired Membership:

The Retired Membership is designed for those professionals who no longer have regular working hours, working with clients or do not have office of practice, but still want to mentor young students in the field. The lower price point is in respect for professional not bringing in business income. Retired Membership does not allow for listing a business address or the ability to vote in Board elections. Only $8.25 a month.

Professional Renewal Membership:

The Professional Renewal Membership is a short form for the previously accepted Board Certified Sexologist. If there are major changes to the account, please use the Professional Membership form. We manually check and verify all information for accuracy. Only $20.75 a month.

Professional Sexologist Update Directory Listing:

You can update your Professional Membership Sexologist Directory Listing. This process is FREE and is available to all membership levels including Apprentice Membership, Retired Membership and FREE Membership. The FREE Membership is limited and this form is all you need to do.

To add your image to the Directory listing, please create a User Account here and upload your image in a square 250 pixel by 250 pixel (3.472 inch X 3.472inch) in Jpeg (.JPG), Adobe (.PNG) or .GIF format.

Apprentice Renewal Membership:

This is the Apprentice Renewal short form designed for the student still working toward the diplomate status. Please note that you will be asked for an estimated graduation date. Apprentice Membership does not allow for listing a business address or the ability to vote in Board elections. Only $8.25 a month.

Retired Renewal Membership:

This is Retired Renewal Membership short form for those members already certified and taking the next step to retire or already retired. Retired Membership does not allow for listing a business address or the ability to vote in Board elections. Only $8.25 a month.