3 Hours of CEs (Including 2 Ethics CE)

Sex Therapy with Religiously Conservative Clients

Enroll in this clinically-oriented presentation to explore challenges you may face and competencies you should have when treating clients for sex therapy who come from religiously conservative backgrounds.

Acquire the critical skill of understanding how to honor clients within their cultural and religious spaces, while also offering best standards of care and tending to personal bias.

Learn about Act-Centered vs. Relationship-Centered approaches that will help you and your clients align therapeutic goals with sex-positive concepts.

Natasha Helfer, LMFT, CST-S, a renowned expert in the field, also covers assessment tools such as the Circumplex Model; solution-focused therapy interventions; and other effective strategies to help your success with religiously conservative clients
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Earn 3* hours of AASECT, APA, NBCC, and CA BRN CEs while you learn.  
For those seeking AASECT certification, the hours can be applied to requirements as follows:
3 Hours Core Knowledge Area C
*Up to 2 hours of CEs may be applied towards ethics requirements for the purposes of license renewal or AASECT certification.
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Why You Should Take This Course
Listen to Natasha Helfer, LMFT, CSTS explains why everyone who works with conservative religious clients may want to take this course.
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What's In This Course?

This course helps therapists and wellness providers work with religiously conservative people.


The Buehler Institute is approved by AASECT to offer CEs.
Core Knowledge Area: C

Develop a New Niche

Help religiously conservative clients with compassionate, effective care and watch referrals come in.

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Exams Only

No studying required.  Just take a short exam after the completion of each section to earn CEs.

Q&A Included

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License Renewal

The Buehler Institute is approved to offer APA, NBCC, and CA BRN hours.  Click on the free syllabus in the course contents to learn more!
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Meet the instructor

Natasha Helfer, LMFT, CSTS

Natasha Helfer is an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist/Supervisor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with almost 25 years of experience. Her expertise lies in the intersection of conservative religious upbringings and sexuality, specifically in the area of deconstructing internalized sexual shame. She runs a group practice, Symmetry Solutions, where services focus on helping people with religious trauma, reclaiming sexual desire, mixed-faith relationships, coming out journeys, healing sexual shame or trauma, and exploring sexual authenticity. Natasha was excommunicated from the Mormon church in 2021, for her advocacy in regards to sexual health.

Natasha can be reached at natashahelfer.com. She hosts the Mormon Mental Health and Mormon Sex Info Podcasts, and is the founder and  current past president of the Mormon Mental Health Association. She has authored two books:  Check Your Baggage: Unpack the Messages Getting in the Way of Your Sex Life and One Family, Two Views: How to Fortify Your Mixed-Faith Mormon Marriage.
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Course contents

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The Buehler Institute

The Buehler Institute was created to provide the highest quality training in human sexuality for mental health professionals and healthcare providers. Its founder, Dr. Stephanie Buehler, is a licensed psychologist and author of a bestselling sex therapy textbook, among others. Our educational programs are designed to help people seeking AASECT certification in an effective and engaging format.

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The Buehler Institute is approved as a provider of continuing education by the following agencies. Many states licensing boards will accept CEs from these agencies for license renewal. It is, however, the responsibility of the enrollee to inquire with their state licensing board.
The Buehler Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Buehler Institute maintains responsibility for all programs and their content.
The Buehler Institute has been approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. The Buehler Institute is
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the programs.
The Buehler Institute is an institutional provider for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT).
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The Buehler Institute is approved as a continuing education provider for the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider #CEP 16394.