Deconstructing Sexual Shame: Implications for Clinical Counselors and Counselor Educators
Sexual Shame within the Counseling Community
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-arming 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.