Who qualifies for the title of counsellor of sexuality?
A "Counsellor of Sexuality" is a counselling professional in the Scientific Studies of Sexuality with a) a Bachelors degree in sexuality Cousellors of Sexuality must be registered with the CSHP.
What services are provided by a counsellor of sexuality?
Please note that not all counsellors of sexuality are specialising in all specialities below and that only a few examples are given below.
Sexology (diagnoses and treatment) often requires professional team work between the General Practitioner, the Counsellor of Sexuality, the Sexologist, the Psychologist and specialists such as Urologists, Gynecologists, Endocrinologists, Surgeons and other professionals. The counsellor often needs to refer.
1) RELATIONSHIP SEXUALITY (Couples counselling)
Understanding the differences between male & female sexuality Sexual conflict because of high/low libido & different sexual needs and desires
Sexual fears, anxieties, inhibitions or aversion Sexual frustrations / boredom Sexual information
Individual and relationship counselling and conflict solution Enhancing the quality & quantity of a couple’s sexuality
Skills on how to manage sexual conflict in a relationship Fear for sexual rejection
2) SEXUAL IDENTITY
Low sexual self-esteem with no/little confidence
Straight / Gay issues / Intersex
3) SEX EDUCATION
Training of parents on how to give sex education to their children / teenagers Fear of parents regarding straight / gay issues
Education to parents and teenagers on how to manage teenage sexuality
4) CLINICAL SEXOLOGY
Low libido STD’s & HIV Sexual injuries (consensual & non-consensual) Many more
5) FORENSIC SEXOLOGY
A diversity of sexual addiction
Sex and the law information