STTI exists to provide high standards of academic instruction, supervised sex therapy training and case consultation, and ability to utilize skills in field settings.
The STTI sex therapy training program is for therapists, psychologists, medical providers, educators, and other professionals who want to specialize in human sexuality, sex education, or practice sex therapy.
The program is comprised of 150 hours of education and 20 hours of supervision/case consultation.
Students may attend both classes and supervision via live webinar online, in person, or in combination.
Students have a choice of schedules: Weekly Saturday classes with holidays and breaks off or alternate months from Thursday to Monday. All classes are held from 9:30am to 3:00 pm, Eastern time. Group supervision/case consultation is from 3:00pm to 4:00pm each Saturday following class. Students will schedule 10 hours of Individual/Paired supervision with a supervisor at a mutually agreed-upon time.
The class schedule may be viewed at https://www.therapycertificationtraining.org/calendar and clicking on each class will open a class description. Students must attend all classes for credit, although they may watch up to three class recordings if needed for make-up in the event a class is missed or attended only partially.
Upon completion of all classes and supervision hours, students will be eligible for Board Certification from the Therapist Certification Association (TCA) Board
The TCA Board is comprised of sex therapists and sexologists with a wealth of education and experience.
The educational requirement is the same for all levels. Supervision/case consultation will be tailored for the student’s area of practice.
Please click here for more information about Board Certification.
Requirements for each certification include education in all core areas and supervised work experience. (Follow the links to each area of certification for specifics pertaining to that level.)
Education in the form of academic degrees, specialized programs in sexology, and conferences/workshops may be applied towards the certification requirements.
Certification also requires work in the particular field in which the aspirant wants to specialize. This work needs to be supervised through case consultation by trained and credentialed professionals who will assess and strengthen the skills needed for practical application.
Applicants for certification will submit proof of attainment of all requirements to the TCA Board for approval.