The Buehler Institute
Continuing Education Programs

For Sex Therapists and Wellness Providers

Programs to Help You Meet Your Career Goals

Whether you are looking to meet AASECT educational requirements or want to expand your knowledge in sexology, we have a program to meet your needs.

Comprehensive Sexology Program

The most complete educational experience we offer! The Comprehensive Sexology Program includes 150 total hours of Continuing Education: 105 hours of self-paced dynamic content and 45 hours of live training via Zoom.* This is our most popular program because it fulfills the entire educational requirement for AASECT certification as a sex therapist or counselor. Live training is workshop style and enrollment is limited to encourage interaction with our experts. Formerly the Blended Learning Program.
*We will continue to be on Zoom past 2021 and hope to add an in-person option as soon as it is safe to do so.

Foundations of Sexology

 Foundations of Sexology Program includes 105 hours of self-paced online learning in a broad spectrum of topics related to relationships and sexuality. This program is designed for graduate and postgraduate professionals who want to learn more in the field of sexology and help people with the most common sexual concerns. While AASECT certification has geographical limits, our Foundations of Sexology program is ideal for professionals both in the US and internationally. Most people who take the Foundations of Sexology program will want to continue their studies with Advanced Topics in Sexology.

Advanced Topics in Sexology

This offering is intended for professionals who already have a solid education in sexology or who have taken Foundations of Sexology, and who wish to gain 45 hours of intensive live online training via Zoom. In combination with Foundations of Sexology, Advanced Topics in Sexology fulfills all of the educational requirements for AASECT certification. Online training is workshop style and the number of enrollees is limited to maximize interaction with our experts. Priority is given to those who have completed the Foundations of Sexology program. We will stay online past 2021 and likely offer live training as well.

15-Hour Essentials of Sexology

This program is designed for providers wanting to help clients with common sexual problems, explore the field of sex therapy, or earn their CEs for licensure renewal. and The Buehler Institute are approved continuing education providers for the American Psychological Association, National Board for Certified Counselors, the California Board of Registered Nursing, and the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists.

Stand-Alone Courses in Sexuality & Relationships

We have a variety of courses available with many more scheduled starting in Summer 2021. Our courses are designed for graduate students and postgraduate professionals in psychology and allied health fields. The courses can be used to fulfill AASECT requirements and also license renewal--please check with your state to see if they accept AASECT, APA and/or NBCC continuing education.

Dr. Stephanie Buehler

I am a licensed psychologist (CA 17609) and AASECT-Certified Sex Therapist and Supervisor with 20 years of practice experience. I wrote the book What Every Mental Health Professional Needs to Know about Sex and other texts. I am also a Fellow for the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health and I have worked as a sex therapist in a variety of healthcare settings including Hoag Hospital.My work as a master teacher for L.A. Unified School District and a writer for an educational publishing company are the background for my passion for educating others whether through coursework or supervision.

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