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DVD

Sex Made Simple: Clinical Strategies for Sexual Issues in Therapy


Faculty:
Barry W McCarthy PHD, ABPP
Duration:
6 Hours 23 Minutes
Copyright:
Sep 12, 2014
Publisher:
PESI Publishing
Product Code:
RNV030085
Media Type:
DVD - Also available: Digital Seminar


Description

  • Strategies to resolve sexual secrets: Affairs, pornography, fetishes and more
  • Deal with the impact of sexual trauma in healthy relationships
  • Help couples who are sexless, are sexually dissatisfied or struggling with good sex in their relationships
  • Overcome your discomfort assessing and treating sexual issues
  • Help for the client who says, “I love my spouse but I am not in love with them”

Are you comfortable bringing up sexual issues with your clients? Do you welcome discussion of low sexual desire, extra-marital affairs, misuse of porn, anxiety about not having the right kind of orgasm, or how to heal from sexual trauma?

Clients consistently report they wish they could have raised sexual concerns and problems in therapy. Join the leading national and international expert, author and speaker on sex therapy, Barry W. McCarthy, PhD, ABPP, and learn to feel confident with open sexual discussions, providing psychological, biological, and relational sexual information, and utilizing psychosexual strategies and techniques to resolve sexual problems.

Rather than avoiding or downplaying sexual issues, you will gain confidence in addressing the range of sexual problems which affect over 50% of your individual and couple clients. Whether 26 or 76, single or married, straight or gay, sexuality should play a positive role in their life and relationship. This workshop introduces a pro-sexuality model and explores the new sexual mantra of desire, pleasure, eroticism and satisfaction.

OUTLINE

Confidently Broach All Things Sex with Your Clients

  • Confront sex myths
  • Desire, pleasure, eroticism and satisfaction
  • Address issues of healthy and variant sexual desire
  • Embrace the positive functions of sexuality in individual and couple therapy

Assess Sexual Issues with Individuals and Couples

  • Conduct a sexual history with your client (with confidence and effectiveness!)
  • Implement a comprehensive four session assessment model
  • Develop a treatment plan and identify goals through a sexual strengths, vulnerabilities and problem assessment

Sexual Challenges for Individual and Couple Therapy

  • Assist clients to take personal responsibility for sex: Initiation, rejection and shame
  • Issues of desire, sexual frequency and sexual power struggles
  • Confront sexual avoidance
  • Shame and vulnerability

Deal with Sexual Secrets

  • Sexual and emotional recovery from affairs
  • Pornography, prostitution, cross dressing, cybersex and other shame variant and deviant arousal issues
  • The problem and place for fetish-based desire
  • Issues of sexual orientation

Address Complex Emotional and Sexual Issues

  • Sexual issues with gay couples
  • Sexual dissatisfaction in relationships
  • Second marriages
  • Anxiety, depression, PTSD and other mental health issues that impact sexuality
  • Move toward healthy sex with clients who have a history of sexual trauma

Help Clients Maintain Satisfying, Secure, Sexual Lives

  • Psychosexual skill exercises to enhance comfort, attraction and trust
  • Sex past 60: Address issues of sexuality as we age
  • Sexual strategies with medical and medication issues
  • Cope with Infertility
  • Make the right referral: Urologist, gynecologist or therapist

OBJECTIVES

  • Compare and contrast healthy and variant sexual desire.
  • Conduct a sexual history with your client.
  • Using a sexual strengths, vulnerabilities and problems assessment tool, develop a treatment plan.
  • Discuss anxiety, depression, PTSD and other mental health factors impacting sexuality.
  • Identify strategies to aid with sexual and emotional recovery from affairs.
  • Prescribe psychosexual skill exercises to promote desire, pleasure, eroticism and satisfaction.

 

 


To order the book, Rekindling Desire, 2nd edition, please visit our product store.

To order the book, Sexual Awareness: Your Guide to Healthy Couple Sexuality, 5th edition, please visit our product store.

To order the book, Discovering Your Couple Sexual Style: Sharing Desire, Pleasure, and Satisfaction, please visit our product store.


 

 

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Barry W. McCarthy, PhD, ABPP, is a board certified clinical psychologist (ABPP), certified marital and sex therapist, and a tenured professor of psychology at American University. His clinical expertise focused on integrating sex therapy strategies and techniques into individual and couple therapy, assessment and treatment of the most common male and female sexual problems, and a special expertise in the treatment of sexual desire disorders.

Dr. McCarthy earned his BA from Loyola University and his MA and PhD from Southern Illinois University. His professional memberships include the American Psychological Association, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, Society for Sex Therapy and Research, and Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. He is a Diplomate in sex therapy earning this from the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists.

As a leading expert in this field, Dr. McCarthy has presented over 350 workshops around the world, and his extensive list of publications includes over 100 professional articles, 26 book chapters, and co-authorship of 14 books, including Rekindling Desire (2nd edition), Sexual Awareness (5th edition), Enduring Desire, Discovering Your Couple Sexual Style, Men’s Sexual Health, Coping with Erectile Dysfunction, Getting It Right the First Time, and Coping with Premature Ejaculation.


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Access never expires for this product.


Target Audience

Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Case Managers, Addiction Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Chaplains/Clergy, and other Mental Health Professionals

Reviews

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Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 13

Comments

Sonny K

"excellent presentation!"

Christine O

"I appreciated Mr. McCarthy's use of real clinical examples and his being active in the field, current. Thank you."

Gary F

"I was very impressed with Dr. McCarthy's adherence to the schedule. I learned a lot. I would have liked more specific instruction on individual sexual dysfunction issues. "

Crystal R

"Fantastic content and lecturer!"

Marci D

"I thought it contained great information. I learned a lot! "

Molly J

"Wonderful seminar. Looking forward to learning more from you. Thank you! "

Angela W

"Great speaker!"

Beth T

"It was amazingly informative! I was never disengaged. The speaker was a great presenter and kept things on track. I wish it had been a two day workshop and we could have spent more time on the afternoon content. "

June G

"very interesting many tools given as well as a process to think about when dealing with sexual issues with couples. Good bibliography"

Toni Y

"Great facilitator! I would attend another course given by him."

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