Clinical and Integrative Sex and Couples Therapy Skills


Experience 3 days of expert training in mindfulness, sensate focus and integrative sex and couples therapy. Courses include case consultations as well as how to conduct a sex therapy evaluation.


Clinical and Integrative Sex and Couples Therapy Skills

April 3-6, 2019

Held at : The Chicago School of Psychology – Washington, DC

– Discounts for Early Registration end March 6th –

** Presenters will be announced as soon as we confirm the faculty members.

Wed – April 3

  • Couples Therapy – Advanced Skills for the Sex Therapy Practitioner – Tammy Nelson

Thur – April 4

  • Military Service and Sexuality: Historical, Psychological, and Cultural Issues Explored – Glenn Parkinson
  • Sex Therapy with Diverse Cultural and Religious Populations From Around the World – Rivka Sidorsky

Fri – April 5

  • A Deeper Dive into Ethics and Couples & Sex Therapy – Michael Giordano
  • Combat Deployment and Reintegration to Intimacy – Dianna Dresser-Heckman
  • Integrating Models of Sexual Response Cycles in Sex/Couples Therapy – Gail Guttman

Sat – April 6

  • Why Good Sex Matters – Nan Wise

You may register for any combination of individual days. Student discounts available, email

7 CEUs per class day / 28 CEUs total

All lectures will be taught by top experts recognized in the field of human sexuality both nationally and worldwide. Other faculty may be announced at a later time.

Included in your tuition: eWorkbook for module, complied by Tammy Nelson, Ph.D. with additional reading material and resources. Also included, coffee, drinks and light refreshments in the mornings.

About the Trainers:

i-bXvBL69-MDr Tammy Nelson is a sex and relationship expert, an international speaker, and author of several books including, “Getting the Sex You Want; Shed Your Inhibitions and Reach New Heights of Passion Together”  and her new book “The New Monogamy; Redefining Your Relationship After Infidelity.” She is a Board Certified Sexologist, an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, and a Certified Imago Relationship therapist.  She has been a featured expert in Glamour Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, MSNBC, Healthy Life Magazine, Shape, Men’s Health, Men’s Health UK, Woman’s Day, Women’s Health, Twist Magazine, New York Times, Washington Post and a source in Time Magazine. She writes for the Huffington Post and  YourTango and gives workshops and Intensives for couples and trains therapists around the world on issues relating to sex and relationships.   She can be found at



Dr. Nan Wise is a licensed psychotherapist, certified sex therapist, board certified clinical hypnotherapist, and certified relationship specialist with over three decades of experience. Dr. Wise received her Ph.D. in cognitive neuroscience at Rutgers-Newark where she completed her dissertation project, “Genital stimulation, imagery, and orgasm in women: an fMRI analysis” in August of 2012. Her research has attempted to address gaps in the scientific literature regarding the neural basis of human sexuality, and has as a result, garnered international attention. Her work has been featured on ABC News Nightline, Discovery Channel, National, NY Times, The Atlantic, Playboy and Science Daily. She is currently a researcher and professor at Rutgers University.



**This program meets the educational requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 28 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 AASECT CEs are accepted and approved by APA in most states. Please contact your local certifying organization for detailed information.

To learn more about AASECT sex therapy certification requirements, go to *Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT certification. For further information, please contact AASECT CEs are accepted and approved by APA in most states. Please contact your local certifying organization for detailed information.

** You will receive a refund less $50 deposit for your registration if you cancel within one week of the course. If you cancel with 24 hours notice for any reason, you will receive a refund less $100 deposit. If you cancel with less than 24 hours notice, you forfeit your tuition but may use your payment at any other time, for any other course.

Additional information

Days to Attend:

4-day Series, Weds, Thurs, Fri, Sat, Weds/Thurs, Thurs/Fri, Fri/Sat, Weds/Thurs/Fri, Thu/Fri/Sat