Become a Certified Sex Therapist

Fulfill all of your requirements to become an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist designation through coursework, supervision, and professional support at ISTI. The Integrative Sex Therapy Institute can provide options for all aspects and Core Knowledge Areas / Content Areas needed to apply for your CST.

The Certified Sex Therapist (CST) training certification is available by application to AASECT. The basic requirements for CST are listed below and you can find more information on this page that will assist you in locating the requirements for certification.

Cost for coursework toward AASECT Certified Sex Therapist

NOW $5,490; Originally $6,560.00 Payment plans available.

Add the CSCT designation to your AASECT CST Certification for : $499*

*More Info on CST + CSCT available here.

  • Coursework included:
    • 90 hours in Sex Education
    • 60 hours in Sex Therapy 
    • 14 hours SAR (Info here, held once a year)
    • 300 hours of Clinical work (no additional fees)
    • 1 hr AASECT Application Consultation

Total Coursework: 164 hours

  • 50 hours Supervision – Paid separately to a certified supervisor.

How do I enroll with ISTI for AASECT certification?

Important Info on Tuition

  • Estimates are calculated without transfer credits for the student.
  • 15 hours of Integrative Therapy Courses must be taken through ISTI.
  • AASECT limits the amount of eLearn you may take for certification and aspects of supervision. Please check for information about your certification requirements.

*This program meets the educational requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved as an organizational provider of CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT certification and renewal of certification. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT certification. For further information please contact or go to

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