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.

History and overview[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Associated Press (May 19, 1976). Guide to sex therapists issued. The Phoenix
  2. ^ Feifer, Jason (June 15, 2004). Some Clients Too Ashamed or Uncomfortable for In-Person Therapy Are Getting Treatment for Sexual Problems Via Phone and Computer. Washington Post
  3. ^ Mayo Clinic
  4. ^ "AASECT Certification". Archived from the original on 2012-01-02. Retrieved 2012-01-03.

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