Providing quality sex therapy is an art. It requires the clinician to combine a vast knowledge of sex, sexuality, and human behavior with talk therapy and behavioral interventions. Sex problems are multidimensional and assessing them through a biopsychosocial lens is crucial for the clinician to develop a successful treatment plan.
Dr. Ian Kerner returns to share his knowledge and experience as a successful and well respected sex therapist. In this two hour continuing education web conference, Dr. Kerner will move beyond the clinical theory, principles, and practices of sex therapy he presented during The Art of Sex Therapy to share detailed strategies that have been proven to help individuals and couples both inside and outside the bedroom.
Dr. Kerner will introduce tools for assessment, case formulation, and treatment planning that he has used to help individuals and couples. He will describe how analysis tools specific to sex therapy such as the "Kerner Interview of the Sex Script" and "The International Index of Erectile Function Questionnaire" contribute to a healthy sex life that is supported by a healthy relationship.
This introductory instructional level web conference is designed to help clinicians:
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Very informative and helpful for both clinicians who want to do sex therapy or integrate certain techniques into their other clinical approaches. - Stephanie Zemon, LCSW
Listen again to this presentation AND the first one as well!! Even if you are not specifically a sex therapist, you will learn how to provide support to couples that are experiencing some sexual difficulties, possibly due to a particular life stage. - Cristina Fandino, EdD, MEd, RP
Two CE credits will be provided by GoodTherapy.org for attending this web conference in its entirety.
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Ian Kerner, PhD, LMFT specializes in couples counseling and sex therapy, working with both couples and individuals to help them address any number of relational concerns. He also works with individuals who have experienced sexual trauma and those who wish to address issues associated with gender and identity.
In addition to writing a weekly column for CNN Health, Dr. Kerner maintains a private practice and is a staff therapist at The Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy, a non-profit training and treatment center. He also serves as co-programmer of a New Sex Therapy Series at the same institution. Dr. Kerner studied human sexuality at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and earned his doctorate through the American Academy of Clinical Sexologists.
An author and editor, Dr. Kerner has appeared on Today, CNN, and NPR as an expert on the topics of sex and sexuality. He is regularly quoted by the media, gives frequent lectures on topics such as human sexuality and relationship issues, and his recent appearances include the Sex and Attachment conference in New York City and the 2016 Psychotherapy Networker Symposium. His books include:
Dr. Kerner is a New York City native where he currently resides with his wife, two sons, and their two family dogs. For more information about Dr. Kerner and his work, please visit www.iankerner.com.
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