Mismatched desire is the most common problem couples present with in sex therapy. In this course, Dr. Stephanie Buehler shares current research as well as theoretical and practice approaches to helping couples resolve this challenging issue.
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1 CE Hours
Program Content This 1.5 CE hour introductory course provides useful approaches to thinking about and treating sexual desire discrepancy in couples. It is for both those new to sex therapy and sexuality counseling, as well as anyone looking for inspiration in treating this challenging couple's issue.
Intended Audience This course is recommended both as an introduction to the topic as well as an update for more experienced practitioners of sex and relationship therapy.
As a result of taking this free course, you will be able to:
1. Define the problem of sexual desire discrepancy in couples.
2. Assess sexual desire discrepancy in couples.
3. Utilize at least three different interventions in the treatment of sexual desire discrepancy in couples.
Exam and Evaluation
You are required to take a 15-item exam to demonstrate that you read and understood the material; you have three tries to pass at 80% or better. Once you complete the course evaluation, you will be able to automatically download your certificate of completion.
Psychologists:TBI is approved by the American Psychological
Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.TBI maintains responsibility for this program
and its contents.
Nurses:TBI is an approved provider of
continuing education by the Board of Registered Nursing, provider number
Members:TBI is approved by the American
Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists to provide
continuing education units toward certification as a Sex Therapist or
If seeking AASECT certification, these hours may count as follows:
Core Knowledge: E
Sex Therapy Training: A, B, C
Sexuality Counseling Training: C
*Please note, taking AASECT-approved courses is only part of the certification process and certification is not guaranteed. Please refer to AASECT for more information on certification.
This free course is open to anyone but requires that you sign up using your name and email address. Privacy statement: We will never distribute your information to anyone.
Dr. Stephanie Buehler is a licensed psychologist, AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, and author of several books including What Every Mental Health Professional Needs to Know about Sex, 2nd Ed. For more information, please see below.
Dr. Stephanie Buehler
Orange County, California
Dr. Stephanie Buehler is a psychologist and AASECT-certified sex therapist. She is the author of the popular textbook What Every Mental Health Professional Needs to Know about Se,x, 2nd Ed. Dr. Buehler is Director of The Buehler Institute and www.LearnSexTherapy.com. She is an affiliate of Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach and Irvine, California where she maintains a private practice helping women, men, and couples with sexual issues of all kinds.
The Buehler Institute Psychological Services, Inc.