Post Graduate Certificate Program in Sex Therapy

Council for Relationships offers a unique Post Graduate Certificate Program in Sex Therapy. Clinical, supervisory, and educational components for sex therapy certification are typically offered onsite – but are currently online due to COVID-19 – in one program. The curriculum is designed for post graduate clinicians such as therapists, psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, physicians, etc. who want to expand their clinical repertoire in sexuality.

This Program Offers:


  • Academics
  • SAR (Sexual Attitude and Reassessment Program)
  • Group Supervision
  • Individual Supervision



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Sex Therapy Program Tuition 
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Program Design:

Council for Relationship is an organizational provider for AASECT (American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists). Our program provides major components required for AASECT Sex Therapist Certification. Additionally, it meets partial requirements for AAMFT (American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy) certification.

  • 90 hours of sex therapy courses (90 CE Credits)
  • 10 hours of experiential SAR (Sexual Attitude Reassessment) workshop (10 CE Credits)
  • 25 hours of group supervision (25 CE Credits)
  • Supervised clinical experience (your cases and/or CFR clients) towards the 300 clinical hours required by AASECT
  • Additional workshops in sexology related topics


Program Details:

Level: Post Graduate
Admission Requirements: MS or PhD, plus one year clinical experience
Courses Offered: 3 10-week courses
Instructional Delivery: On Campus
Supervision: Live or virtual
Calendar Type: Trimester
Enrollment: Full or Part Time
Flexible Time Frame: Completion in 2 years or more
Admission Deadline for 2021-22: Rolling

* This program meets AASECT requirements and credits earned may be applied toward AASECT certification and renewal of certification. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT certification. For further information about certification, please contact


Upcoming Continuing Education AASECT Workshops:  

The Color of Love: Understanding Colorism and Relationships
Kamilah Marie Woodson, PhD
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm | 3 CE Credits*
*Meets AASECT requirements
Details & Registration
Lessons from the Oldest Profession in the World: Integrating Sex Workers’ Wisdom into Sex Therapy, Sex Education, and Our Collective Culture
Angie Gunn, LCSW, CST
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 1:00 9m to 4:00 pm | 3 CE Credits*
*Meets AASECT requirements
Details & Registration
Working with Clients with Eating Disorders: An Assessment and Treatment Overview
Fran Gerstein, LCSW, MSW, BCD
Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm | 3 CE Credits*
*Meets AASECT requirements
Details & Registration
Why Core Emotions Matter: How Imbalances in The Ancient Emotional Brain Contribute to Sexual (And Affective) Disorders
Nan Wise, PhD, LCSW, MSW, MA, CST
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 9:00 am to 1:00 pm | 4 CE Credits*
*Meets AASECT requirements
Details & Registration

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For more information, contact the Academic Administrator by email or call 215-382-6680 ext. 3236.