Subtle consent issues undermine intimate connections and decrease desire.
In this course, AASECT-certified sex therapist Martha Kauppi will share two pre-recorded video lessons to deliver powerful strategies for working with subtle consent issues—helping build a repertoire of information, skills and tools for intervention.
- Why it's important for therapists to be consent rockstars
- How to recognize and address the nuances of consent that can cause mischief in relationships
- How to intervene with subtle pressure for sex - and why intervention is critical
- Direct questions to help clients get in touch with what they want for themselves
- How and why I model consent in the therapy room
- What consent actually means, how to give it, and how to ask for it
- The difference between expressing an expectation for sex and a desire for sex -- and what it means to your partner
What You’ll Receive:
- Two video lessons totaling 96-minutes of instruction on clinical skills for working with consent
- The presentation slides
- My script for a therapeutic conversation about desire discrepancy
- My simple yet powerful Brief Assessment Tool for evaluating consent in your clients’ sexual interactions
- 1.5 CEUs approved by American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT)*
*This program meets the requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 1.5 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT certification and renewal of certification.
Martha is a consummate professional and dynamic teacher and speaker, with an amazing breadth and depth of knowledge about work with sexuality and couples. Martha’s work is really one of a kind and I am so excited to continue to learn from her.
Katherine Waddell, MS, LMFT–Northampton, Massachusetts