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Module 2: Erotic Recovery for Low-Sex & No-Sex Couples: Tammy Nelson's step-by-step training course

Tammy Nelson, PhD
43 Minutes
Audio and Video
Nov 01, 2019
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Tammy Nelson, Ph.D., is an internationally acclaimed psychotherapist, Board Certified Sexologist, Certified Sex Therapist, and Certified Imago Relationship Therapist. She has been a therapist for almost 30 years and is the executive director of the Integrative Sex Therapy Institute. She started the institute to develop courses for psychotherapists as the need grew for certified, integrated postgraduate sex and couple’s therapists in a growing field of mental health consumers who need more complex interventions for their relationship needs.

Dr. Tammy is a TEDx speaker, Psychotherapy Networker Symposium speaker and the author of several books, including Getting the Sex You Want: Shed Your Inhibitions and Reach New Heights of Passion Together (Quiver, 2008) and the best-selling The New Monogamy: Redefining Your Relationship After Infidelity (New Harbinger, 2013), as well as When You’re the One Who Cheats: Ten Things You Need to Know (RL Publishing Corp., 2019) and the upcoming Integrative Sex and Couples Therapy (PESI, 2020).

She has been a featured expert in New York Times Magazine, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, CNN, Rolling Stone magazine, TIME Magazine, Redbook, Glamour, The Sun, and The London Times. She is the host of a popular podcast on iTunes, “The Trouble with Sex”, and writes for the Huffington Post, YourTango, ThriveGlobal, and Dr. Tammy can be followed on her blog,


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Tammy Nelson maintains a private practice and is executive director and primary faculty at Integrated Sex Therapy Training Institute (ISTI) and has an employment relationship with Daybreak University. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc., and she additionally receives royalties from New Harbinger and Sounds True. She is a paid consultant for Evergreen Certifications. Dr. Nelson has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Tammy Nelson serves on the board of advisors for the World Association of Sex Coaches. She is a member of the American Art Therapy Association, American Association of Sex Educators, Sex Counselors, and Sex Therapists (AASECT), American Comprehensive Energy Psychology Association (ACEP), American Counseling Association, American Family Therapy Academy, American Family Therapy Association (AFTA), American Psychological, Association (APA), Big Tent Ketamine group (BTK), Connecticut Counselors, Imago Relationships International Association of Professional and Certified Therapists, International Board of Sexologists, International Institute for Sexuality and Human Development, Nonfiction Authors Association, Society Scientific Study Sexuality (SSSS), and the Society for Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR).


  1. Analyze core interventions for renewing desire, reviewing strategies for low desire couples.
  2. Analyze treatment strategies and learn current paradigms for relationships with no sex couples.
  3. Analyze how sexual and couple’s therapy can help with past, and underlying causes for sexless relationships.
  4. Analyze the integrative cognitive, relational and physical issues that cause desire disorders and how they manifest in relationships.
  5. Assess for sexual traumas and integrate treatment priorities in a treatment plan focused on increasing desire.
  6. Assess how relaxation, sexual empathy and erotic recovery help to heal low sex and no sex relationships.
  7. Analyze at least three types of pleasure resistance; pleasure avoidance, denial, and rejection and how these lead to sexual discrepancies.
  8. Determine how control, betrayal, trust and identity issues affect eroticism in sexual partnerships.
  9. Determine treatment interventions for arousal dysfunction due to affairs and other betrayals.
  10. Evaluate erotic recovery, sexual empathy, and monogamy agreements as healing strategies.
  11. Determine how to create an erotic recovery plan as a psychotherapeutic treatment plan and intervention.



Overall:      4.7

Total Reviews: 139


Julie S

"Great course and I've recommended it to many. Relatable and understandable content! Thank you for NOT providing an informercial for your other programs etc. Makes me want to study with you even more (and it's rare these days)."

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