Contemporary Issues in Sex and Couple’s Therapy

TammyTeaching7A comprehensive study program for sex therapists and professionals – clearing your path toward Sex Therapist Certification
Sex therapists are already forging their own road to some degree, now they have accessible practical and theoretical coursework to help on the road to AASECT Sex Therapist Certification*. Sex Therapy U offers quarterly sessions designed by Dr. Tammy Nelson to meet the changing needs of sex and couple’s therapists.  Discover your own best self as a sex therapist under the guidance of some of the most respected names in the sex therapy industry.

  • Sessions held 4 times a year, SAR offered once a year
  • Core group of sex therapy instructors who are top experts in their fields
  • All sections of your Core Knowledge Areas for AASECT* Sex Therapist certification presented
  • Earn 21 CEs in 3 days
  • Exclusive special events – luncheons, lectures, field trips


Solid theory and practical application are presented side by side in salon-style classrooms. A comprehensive training program for sex therapy training is recommended by AASECT when you pursue your Sex Therapist Certification. Coursework for Sex Therapy U is designed by Dr. Tammy Nelson in conjunction with a selection of experts recognized in the field of human sexuality both nationally and worldwide. Created with the Sex Therapist certification in mind, Sex Therapy U courses reflect modern issues and adaptive techniques that can be used right away in your couples and sex therapy practice.

Sex Therapy U builds a community of resources, connections and training to support you along the way to certification as a sex therapist.

AASECT Sex Therapist Certification Requirements / CEs

The requirements for becoming an AASECT certified Sex Therapist can be found on the AASECT website. Tammy works to ensure Sex Therapy U stays up to date in offering coursework you will enjoy and use for certification or re-certification as sex therapists.   *Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT certification. For further information, please contact

All classes are approved for CEU’s for AASECT certification. Typical sessions include 3 days for 7 contact hours per day (21 CEs total). AASECT CEs are accepted and approved by NASW and APA in most states. Please contact your local certifying organization for detailed information.

SAR – Sexual Attitude Reassessment

This required 10hr course is a structured group experience consisting of a process oriented exploration of the applicant’s own feelings, attitudes, values, and beliefs regarding human sexuality and sexual behavior.  The SAR program appears on the Sex Therapy U calendar once per year to help you confidently meet your requirement through AASECT. Tammy has presented the SAR at conferences and independently for many years. This training is not personal psychotherapy or an academic experience nor is the emphasis on cognitive information. For more information about the SAR experience, please check out Tammy’s Abstract or the AASECT website.

classroom3Sex Therapy U specialties:

  • New speakers each session
  • New thinkers and sex scholars
  • Create your own coursework by selecting individual days to attend
  • Sex Scholars Series of distance learning with the best sex researchers (included)
  • ACEP energy trainings
  • Imago trainings
  • Specializations in EFT, CE, EMDR
  • Distance learning available to delve deep, review an area of interest or explore new topics

Tuition Includes: Workbook for Sexuality and Relationship Counseling (by session) by Tammy Nelson, Ph.D. with additional reading material and resources. A suggested reading list will be sent upon registration. Also included, coffee, drinks and light refreshments in the mornings.

All classes are approved for CEU’s for AASECT certification and AASECT CEs are accepted and approved by NASW and APA in most states. Please contact your local certifying organization for detailed information.

**Faculty and topics may change as classes and schedules shift. Please contact to get the most up to date schedule for an upcoming event.

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