This class will cover the most common issues that therapists may come across in partners’ sex therapy, including desire discrepancy, power dynamics, and compulsive behaviors. Ashlie Befus will explain the broad range of partnered configurations, from monogamous to polyamorous and various other forms of open relationships. In addition, we’ll expose common myths and misconceptions that may inhibit therapeutic progess, including myths about intimacy, sexual desire, and male sexuality.

This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 6 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact

APA CE's: AASECT is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AASECT maintains responsibility for this program and its content. ISEE offers AASECT CE’s, which can also be applied toward APA certification or recertification. Please check your state licensing board to make sure that your state accepts all APA approved sponsors, in a few cases states do not. For more information see

Core knowledge area: Sexual functioning

Sex ed training area: Working with specific populations

This program has been approved for 6 Continuing Education Hours by the Connecticut Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (CTAMFT) and meets the continuing education criteria for Marriage and Family Therapist Licensure renewal.

Location: The Hotel Northampton, 36 King Street, Northampton, Massachusetts. Time: 9AM to 5:30 PM with a lunch break from 12:30-2PM

Regristration: $150

Course Information
Date Presented:
September 25, 2017 9:00 AM Eastern
8 hours, 30 minutes
Individual topic purchase: Selected
American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists
CE: 6.00
Connecticut Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
CEU: 6.00
This course is no longer available for purchase.