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Sex Therapy

This track is for mental health professionals who are licensed in their states or provinces to provide mental health care and have completed graduate school for clinical training in their professional area. Applicable professional degrees may include a PhD, MD, MSW, or MA, Masters in MFT. The Sex Therapy track is designed to help clinicians identify and treat client challenges--both individual and couple--related to sexual problems and concerns. One full year of post graduate work is required. Sex Therapy Track participants report they value the depth of clinical knowledge and couples training, the chance to interact with professionals from so many fields, and the confidence to reach out to their communities knowledgeably about sex therapy treatment. In private practice, many report an increase of referrals from other professionals in their community after completing the certificate and listing that on their website or advertising. Throughout the program you will:

  • attend 11 classes
    • 2 four-day and 2 two-day in-person sessions on campus in Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • 5 online classes​
  • have the opportunity to earn 165 AASECT CE contact hours, 165 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, and social workers may receive 165 CE contact hours (76 regular in-person, 11 ethics in-person, 3 pain management in-person, 64 regular live interactive online, 2 ethics live interactive online, 1 pain management live interactive online, 8 regular asynchronous online).

Application & Fees

Sexuality therapist - $5990

Dates Events Time Location Name Instructor
Friday, April 12, 2019 Orientation 10:00am to 4:00pm U-M Campus Orientation  
Friday, April 12, 2019 Plenary 4:00pm to 5:30pm U-M Campus Annual Plenary  
Saturday, April 13, 2019 SAR 8:00am to 5:30pm U-M Campus Sexual Attitude Reassessment Valerie Wood
Sunday, April 14, 2019 SAR 8:00am to 4:30pm U-M Campus Sexual Attitude Reassessment Valerie Wood
Monday, April 15, 2019 CSHE6 8:00am to 5:30pm U-M Campus Gender and Sexual Orientation Joseph H. Kort and Eli Green
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 CSHE6 8:00am to 4:30pm U-M Campus Gender and Sexual Orientation Joseph H. Kort and Eli Green
Saturday, May 18, 2019 CSHE1 8:00am to 5:30pm Online Introduction to Sexual Health -Cultural and Biological Underpinnings Prem K. Pahwa
Sunday, May 19, 2019 CSHE1 8:00am to 4:30pm Online Introduction to Sexual Health -Cultural and Biological Underpinnings Phillis C. Mims-Gillum and Todd O. Malloy
Saturday, June 22, 2019 CSHE2 8:00am to 5:30pm Online Medical and Developmental Aspects of Sexual Health - A Biopsychosocial Perspective Doug Braun Harvey
Sunday, June 23, 2019 CSHE2 8:00am to 4:30pm Online Medical and Developmental Aspects of Sexual Health - A Biopsychosocial Perspective Doug Braun Harvey
Saturday, September 7, 2019 CSHE3 8:00am to 5:30pm Online Sexual Health Problems Kathryn S. Hall
Sunday, September 8, 2019 CSHE3 8:00am to 4:30pm Online Sexual Health Problems Kathryn S. Hall
Saturday, October 19, 2019 ATSCT1 8:00am to 5:30pm U-M Campus Techniques of Sex-Related Assessment, Dx, and Tx of Psychosexual Disorders Phillis C. Mims-Gillum and Ruth S. Koelling
Sunday, October 20, 2019 ATSCT1 8:00am to 4:30pm U-M Campus Techniques of Sex-Related Assessment, Dx, and Tx of Psychosexual Disorders Phillis C. Mims-Gillum and Ruth S. Koelling
Saturday, December 14, 2019 ATSCT2 8:00am to 5:30pm U-M Campus Theory and Methods of Sex-Related Counseling and Psychotherapy - Therapy Track Claudia K. Piper
Sunday, December 15, 2019 ATSCT2 8:00am to 4:30pm U-M Campus Theory and Methods of Sex-Related Counseling and Psychotherapy - Therapy Track Claudia K. Piper
Saturday, January 11, 2020 CSHE4 8:00am to 5:30pm Online Intimacy and Sexuality in Couples Relationships Prem K. Pahwa
Sunday, January 12, 2020 CSHE4 8:00am to 4:30pm Online Intimacy and Sexuality in Couples Relationships Prem K. Pahwa
Saturday, February 8, 2020 CSHE5 8:00am to 5:30pm Online The Discipline of Sexology Yvonne K. Fulbright
Sunday, February 9, 2020 - Monday, March 9, 2020 CSHE5 8:00am to 4:30pm Online The Discipline of Sexology Self Paced
Saturday, April 4, 2020 ATSCT3 8:00am to 5:30pm U-M Campus Theory/Method of Assessment and Tx of Psychosexual D/O Related to Chronic Illness Barry W. McCarthy
Sunday, April 5, 2020 ATSCT3 8:00am to 4:30pm U-M Campus Theory/Method of Assessment and Tx of Psychosexual D/O Related to Chronic Illness Uchenna Ossai and Lisa Chism
Monday, April 6, 2020 ATST4 8:00am to 5:30pm U-M Campus Advanced Sex Therapy Techniques Ruth S. Koelling
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 ATST4 8:00am to 4:30pm U-M Campus Advanced Sex Therapy Techniques Ruth S. Koelling

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