PYI 518: Human Sexuality & Sex Therapy

Synonym:

86194 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Amy Blanchard

Credits:

3

Seats:

22

Semester:

Fall 2012

Meeting Schedule:

Tuesdays 8/28 - 12/18 (9:00AM-11:29AM)

Description:

Competency Area: Individual Assessment & Intervention Strategies
Prerequisite: Completion of MFT I courses.
Special written permission provided to the Registrar's Office via Antioch email is required for CMHC III students' to enroll as a PYC equivalent.

This course covers many different aspects of sexuality including: biological, developmental,medical, cultural, historical, and interpersonal. Students will be encouraged to use the knowledge gained in order to better understand their own feelings and attitudes related to sexuality and how those attitudes and feelings influence their beliefs about and therapeutic work with individuals, couples, and families. Students will also be introduced to Schnarch's approach related to couple's work. No previous training in sex therapy is required. Students will be invited to examine their own attitudinal framework regarding these ideas, but disclosing intimate details about one's own sexuality is not required.