Sex Therapy Certification

So few psychotherapists receive adequate training in human sexuality issues, with the licensing board requiring only a 1 credit course and after licensure, no additional training.  While the range of possible issues any given client might raise in a course of psychotherapy may not have any relevance to sexuality, many are quite relevant and some specifically so.  And certainly, relationships are a common theme.  While we may work with couples to ensure healthy communication and work through attachment issues, sometimes sexuality concerns are important.  Sex therapy, as distinct from psychotherapy is an additional training certification that psychotherapists can earn.  And this additional training may be just what is needed.  Toward informing the public about how to search for and find the most beneficial therapies…..