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.

And earn AASECT, APA, NBCC, and CA BRN CEs while you learn.  (AASECT Core Knowledge "C)

As soon as you enroll, you'll be taken to the course material.  Want to know more?  Scroll to "Course Contents" and click on "More Details Here" to find the course syllabus.

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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.

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!
Meet the instructor

Natasha Helfer, LMFT, CSTS

Natasha Helfer LCMFT, CST-S, received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Brigham Young University and her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Friends University.

She also received her certifications as a sex therapist and sex therapist supervisor from the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT).

Helfer is a speaker, writer, and podcaster with 23 years of clinical experience primarily working with a Mormon clientele around issues of relational health, faith transitions and journeys, and sexuality. She writes a blog called "The Mormon Therapist," and hosts the podcasts "Mormon Mental Health," and "Mormon Sex Info."  

Helfer has authored two books: “One Family, Two Views” (mixed-faith marriage) and “Check your Baggage” (challenging sex negative messages). Helfer has presented all over the country both in professional and public settings, has been invited as a guest speaker at several national events as well as been interviewed on a variety of podcasts, TV news programs and newspapers. 

Helfer was recently excommunicated from the Mormon church for issues surrounding her advocacy for sexual health.
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Course contents