Integrative Alternative Therapy & Contemporary Sexuality: What’s Next?


Tammy Nelson, Ph.D. presents unique alternative therapy techniques and interventions based on grounded research. Recorded lecture at the Integrative Sex Therapy Institute. 2.5 CE credits (asynchronous)


Taught by: Tammy Nelson, Ph.D.

Designed for: Therapists, counselors, mental health practitioners

Course includes: A 2-part recorded webinar


2.5 AASECT CEs available in these Core Knowledge Areas (CKAs): 

AASECT Human Sexuality Education Core Knowledge Areas (CKAs): B, I, N
AASECT Sex Therapist Content Areas: A, B, F
AASECT Sexuality Counseling Content Areas: A, E
AASECT Sexuality Educator Content Areas: E
ISTI Knowledge Categories: 1a, 1b, 1c, 3c, 3d

AASECT and ISTI Certification pathways

Tammy Nelson, Ph.D. presents techniques and interventions based on grounded research into alternative therapies. Mindfulness, energy psychology, and psychedelics are just a few of the practices she presents with grounded research, offering breakthrough treatment strategies for

    • Trauma
    • Depression
    • Sexual issues
    • and more …

Learn how to apply alternative therapy to integrative sex and relationship therapy. This integrative focus will also touch on the needs for future treatment, advocacy, military treatment, and more attention to trauma.

Recorded live via webcast during the Alternative Integrative Therapies & Contemporary Sexuality course, presented November 13, 2021, as part of the ISTI event, Contemporary Sexualities, Alternative Therapies, and Ethics.


Learning Objectives:

In this training, participants will:

  1. List several techniques and interventions as well as tools of assessment as they relate to use of sex and tech;
  2. Explain methods of approach to intervention in relationships that are experiencing sex and intimacy conflicts and how sex and tech can help;
  3. Define at least 1 modalities of sex and couple’s psychotherapy, and how cyber sexuality and social media affect the space between the couple and treatment;
  4. Define 2 theories and methods of sex-related psychotherapy, comparing models of sex and couple’s therapy;
  5. List techniques and interventions, and learn tools of assessment and diagnosis of psychosexual disorders;
  6. Describe methods of approach to intervention in relationships that are experiencing sex and intimacy conflicts;
  7. Describe various modalities of sex and couple’s psychotherapy, understanding the therapeutic space between partners, the therapeutic dialogue and the power struggle, and how to use empathic dialogue.

Tammy Nelson Ph.D. is a sexologist and relationship therapist, an international speaker, and author of several books including, “Integrative Sex & Couples Therapy“, “Getting the Sex You Want; Shed Your Inhibitions and Reach New Heights of Passion Together“, “The New Monogamy; Redefining Your Relationship After Infidelity“, and “When You’re the one Who Cheats“. Her new book, “Open Monogamy; A Guide to Creating Your Ideal Relationship Agreement“, will be out with Sounds True Publishing in December 2021. She is a TEDx speaker and the host of the podcast The Trouble with Sex. She is also the founder and Director of Integrative Sex Therapy Institute and the Director of the Ph.D. in Counseling and Sex Therapy program at Daybreak University in Southern California. You can find Dr. Tammy at  









**This course meets the educational requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 2.5 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 Please contact your local certifying organization for detailed information.

The Integrative Sex Therapy Institute actively seeks out experts in the field of psychotherapy and related disciplines to serve as instructors and guest speakers for our courses. Many of these experts regularly publish materials in magazines, books, and academic and professional journals. They and other instructors may utilize these materials for instruction or refer to them as sources, which may result in financial benefit for the author(s).


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