American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists
History and overview
AASECT was founded by Patricia Schiller in 1967. 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. AASECT is the premier organization that certifies sexual health practitioners. AASECT offers certification of sexual health practitioners in four categories: sexuality educator, sex counselor, sex therapist (CST) and supervisor (CST-S).
- Associated Press (May 19, 1976). Guide to sex therapists issued. The Phoenix
- 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
- Mayo Clinic
- AASECT Certification
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