American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists

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The American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) is a professional organization for sexuality educators, sexuality counselors and sex therapists.

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AASECT was founded by Patricia Schiller in 1967.[1] AASECT publishes the peer-reviewed journals American Journal of Sexuality Education and the Journal of Sex Education and Therapy. They have also published a directory of sex therapists since 1976 and have initiated therapeutic options via phone and online.[2] AASECT is the premier organization that certifies sexual health practitioners. [3] AASECT offers certification of sexual health practitioners in four categories: sexuality educator, sex counselor, sex therapist (CST) and supervisor (CST-S). [4]

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