Who qualifies for the title of therapist of sexuality?

A "Therapist of Sexuality" is a professional specialist in the Scientific Studies of Sexuality with a) a Masters degree in sexuality OR with b) Masters degree in a related discipline with additional post-graduate formal training in sexuality .  Therapists of Sexuality must be registered with the CSHP.

 

What services are provided by a therapist of sexuality?

Please note that not all therapists 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 Therapist of Sexuality, the Sexologist, the Psychologist and specialists such as Urologists, Gynecologists, Endocrinologists, Surgeons and other professionals. The sexologist is trained to know who & when 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   In need of sexual information, skills and techniques

Individual and relationship therapy 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                                                                   Struggling to manage a high or low libido             

Hyper sexuality (sex addiction) or hypo sexuality (a-sexuality or sex aversion)             Straight / Gay issues / Intersex   

Sexual traumas and bad sexual experiences (past or present)                                          Evaluation of own sexuality & skills on how to manage own sexuali    

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                    Unacceptable sexual behavior of children

4) CLINICAL SEXOLOGY

Low libido                Erectile dysfunction         Pre-mature ejaculation          Anorgasmia               Menopause                       Vasectomy                                                STD’s & HIV            Sexual injuries (consensual & non-consensual)            Many more

5) FORENSIC SEXOLOGY

Traumatized victims (rape / sexual assault/ sexual molestation)               

Abused / battered / sexual assault on women (or men)

A diversity of sexual addiction

Sex and the law information

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