Sexual Dilemmas in Couples Therapy



Sexual Dilemmas in Couples Therapy

Three part teleseminar by Dr. Tammy Nelson & Dr. Marty Klein
Originally aired on January 10, 17, 24, 2013

3 CE credits for AASECT and for California MFTs and LCSWs

Download the teleclass and listen at your convenience.

Who should attend: Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, Family Therapists, Sex Therapists, and others with clients and patients for whom sexual health and desire are issues. Our attendees participate from all over the US, Canada, Europe, Australia, and Asia.

Cost: $149. Student discounts available, email for more information.

Includes 3 CE Credits for AASECT and for California MFTs and LCSWs; exercises, worksheets, resource lists, group email support, individualized attention to participants’ supervision issues, and the option of case consultation with Drs. Klein and Nelson.

Recommended Reading: Marty Klein’s Sexual Intelligence: What We Really Want From Sex, And How to Get It (HarperCollins); Tammy Nelson’s Getting the Sex You Want: Shed Your Inhibitions and Reach New Heights of Passion Together (Quiver).

Teleclass Overview: Dr. Tammy Nelson and Dr. Marty Klein, internationally-recognized sex therapists and authors, will explore the top sexual concerns encountered in couples therapy, and present strategies and techniques to help resolve these challenging cases.

Session 1—Secrets — Our own and our patients’; stereotypes about men, women, sex & intimacy; resistance, privacy, transparency

Session 2—Desire — Initiation, religious values, kinky sex, when non-sexual conflict prevents sex, value conflicts in and out of bed

Session 3—Honesty – Our own and our patients’, telling the truth and envy, self-disclosure, countertransference, tradition, lack of information, the influence of personal values, judgment, etc.


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. Marty Klein: Dr. Marty Klein is the author of “America’s War on Sex,” and the new “Sexual Intelligence: What We Really Want From Sex, And How to Get It.”

**This program meets the educational requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 3 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.