Program

LONDON AND NEW YORK CITY 2017-2018 TRAINING WORKSHOPS

Session 1

Day 1

1.1 Theoretical fundamentals
– History of Functional Sex Therapy
– Concept of sexual functionality
– Biological dimension of sexual functionality: anatomical structures
and physiological processes
– Personal dimension of sexual functionality: gender identity, sexual orientation,
and sexual directivity
1.2 Assessment
– Functional Sex Therapy assessment
1.3 First session with the client
– First interview techniques
– Developing the therapeutic alliance
1.4 Treatment
– Structure of therapeutic sessions
– Premature ejaculation

Day 2

2.1 Theoretical fundamentals
– Personal dimensions of sexual functionality: sexual preferences
2.2 Assessment
– History taking
2.3 Research supporting the theory and practice of Functional Sex Therapy
– The Cochrane review on Premature Ejaculation
2.4 Treatment
– Premature ejaculation (continued)

Day 3

3.1 Theoretical fundamentals
– Personal dimensions of sexual functionality: managing sexual tension (physiological
and emotional aspects)
3.2 Assessment
– Clinical impressions
3.3 Research supporting the theory and practice of Functional Sex Therapy
– Studies on women’s orgasm
3.4 Treatment
– Premature ejaculation (continued)

Day 4

4.1 Theoretical fundamentals
– Personal dimensions of sexual functionality: managing sexual tension (behavioural
and cognitive aspects)
4.2 Assessment
– Functional Sex Therapy analysis of body movement: time, space, intensity
4.3 Research supporting the theory and practice of Functional Sex Therapy
– Studies on women’s orgasm (continued)
4.4 Treatment
– Coital orgasmic disorder

 

Session 2

Day 5

5.1 Theoretical fundamentals
– Causality in sexology
– Femininity and masculinity
5.2 Assessment
– Functional Sex Therapy interpretation of body movement (gait, posture, gesture)
5.3 Research supporting the theory and practice of Functional Sex Therapy
– Studies on autonomic nervous system, body fat, exercise, and pelvic musculature
5.4 Treatment
– Coital orgasmic disorder (continued)

Day 6

6.1 Theoretical fundamentals
– Relational dimension of sexual functionality: the couple’s sexual harmony
6.2 Assessment
– Evaluation of sensuality
6.3 Research supporting the theory and practice of Functional Sex Therapy
– Studies on masturbation and intercourse
6.4 Treatment
– Coital orgasmic disorder (end)
– Vaginismus and dyspareunia

Day 7

7.1 Theoretical fundamentals
– Personal dimension of sexual functionality: sexual desire
7.2 Assessment
– Peri-sexological assessment
7.3 Research supporting the theory and practice of Functional Sex Therapy
– Studies on sexual behaviours and their associations with dimensions of satisfaction
(intimate relationship, mental health, sexuality)
7.4 Treatment
– Sexual desire disorders (female and male)
– Erectile disorders
– Delayed ejaculation

Day 8

8.1 Theoretical fundamentals
– Social dimension of sexual functionality: sexual adaptation and transgression/deviance
8.2 Sexological learning
– Corporeal exercises (breathing, movement, touch)
– Information (management of sexual excitement)
8.3 Treatment
– Complementary therapeutic interventions
– Seduction disorder
– Difficult cases
– Supervision