The Nature of Libido: Attachment, Playfulness and Sexual Pleasure



Our sex drive is more resilient than we typically give it credit for. Despite the fact that it’s intertwined with attachment style from earliest childhood, affected by stress, trauma, commitment, monogamy, raising children, medication, and hormonal changes, much can be done to enhance it. Join us for this one-hour teleclass to take an in-depth look at what makes libido so responsive to playfulness and how it plays such a crucial role in our sexual pleasure.

Download the teleseminar and listen at your convenience.

Taught by: Dr. Tammy Nelson and Dr. Stella Resnick

Designed for: Therapists, counselors, healers, and anyone else interested in the nature of the libido.

Course includes:   A one hour recorded teleclass and reading material.

1 AASECT CE** Available in these Core Knowledge Areas (CKAs):

Sex Education: B, C, D, I, M, N, Q

Sex Therapy: A, B, C, D, E

Certified Sex and Couples Therapist (CSCT): Category 1a, 1c, 1d

You must complete a Feedback Form and pass a short quiz at the conclusion of the course to get CE credit. Please email your Feedback Form and quiz to


Meet your instructors:

i-FKjNMdQ-MAbout Dr. Tammy Nelson: Dr. Nelson is a sex and relationship expert, an international speaker, an author and a licensed psychotherapist with over 25 years of experience working with individuals and couples, is in private practice and teaches seminars and workshops around the world for couples and professionals.  She is a Board Certified Sexologist, a Certified Sex Therapist, a Licensed Professional Counselor, and a Certified Imago Relationship therapist.  She is an invited speaker at Harvard Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance Physicians Organization and at the University of California, Irvine.   She speaks worldwide on global relational change.


About Dr. Stella Resnick: Stella Resnick, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Beverly Hills, CA, specializing in relationship and sexual enrichment. Her latest book is The Heart of Desire: Keys to the Pleasures of Love. Her previous book, The Pleasure Zone: Why We Resist Good Feelings has been translated into nine different languages and is considered a classic. Dr. Resnick is frequently contacted by major magazines for interviews on topics related to happiness in relationships and sexual enrichment. She has been quoted in Reader’s Digest, Women’s World, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Playboy, Self, Redbook, McCall’s, Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health, Glamour, Mademoiselle, Family Circle, Parenting, Prevention, and the Utne Reader. She has also written cover stories for Psychology Today, Self, and New Age. To learn more, please visit


**This program meets the educational requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 1 CE credits – asynchronous. 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 on courses they accept for CEs.