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Sex & Psych: The Positives and Pitfalls of Psychiatric Issues in Sexuality. CE: 6 (Recorded Webinar)


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Psychiatry is a complex study, and clients often have medications or issues that can have sexual implications. This webinar includes an overview of the common psychiatric conditions of:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • PTSD

And will explore how these conditions interplay with sexuality. Discussions and activities will enhance the learning process. Common medications used today will also be discussed. (This class is not meant to be a detailed psychopharmacology class, nor will it cover every mental illness). Many case examples are discussed to illustrate the points and to bring the material from abstract theory to concrete application.

This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for up to 6 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward the AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact [email protected].

Sex Therapy Training: Approaches to medical intervention, Theory of sex-related psychotherapy, assessment, Theory & methods of sex therapy
Sex Education Training: Theory and methods of approaches to sexuality education with specific populations.
Core Category H: Health and sexual functioning

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: By the end of the webinars, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize common psychiatric disorders and their interplay with clients’ sexual experience. 
  2. Review common psychiatric disorders and commonly seen impacts on sexuality and sexual experience. 
  3. Describe common complaints/concerns clients who have psychiatric disorders have regarding sexuality. 
  4. Recognize specific medication treatments and their impact on sexuality, both positive and negative, focusing in particular on sexual responsiveness. 
  5. Recognize basic neurochemistry of sexual response. 
  6. Name some common medication options for the treatment of psychiatric disorder and their impact on sexuality and sexual response. 
  7. Discuss treatment options for sexual dysfunction issues from psychiatric medication.
  8. Analyze case examples relevant to their specific practices. 
  9. Recognize common themes in clinical case reviews illustrating the topics discussed in the presentation.

Presenter: Sabrina Popp MD