Current Programs

Available Programs

Sexual Consent and Communication (Free Module)

In this free training we have broken down consent into three main areas to explore: 

  1. Defining and Communicating Sexual Consent,
  2. Consent and BDSM (sample from our upcoming “BDSM: Working with Kinky Clients” Course), and
  3. Legality and Consent.

Plus a resource section outlining additional public programs, worksheets and video resources to support your learning and/or share with clients.

This training has been pre-approved for two (2) CEC’s from the Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Association.

BDSM: Working with Kinky Clients

 

~ Available Now ~

 

Designed for psychotherapists, clinical counsellors, and mental health or health care professionals looking to expand their existing skills and awareness for working with members of the BDSM community. 

 

In this training we explore BDSM through the lens of five main areas: 

  1. What even is BDSM?
  2. Barriers to Care and Clinical Conceptualization
  3. BDSM and Consent Frameworks
  4. Additional Handouts, Worksheets and Resources for you and your clients
  5. Expert Interviews with BDSM Educators and Community members

 

Want to find out more? Click the link below.

This training has been pre-approved for six (6) CEC’s from the Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Association.

Painful Sex: Working with Genito-Pelvic Pain/Penetration Disorder (GPPD)

 

~ Available Fall 2021 ~

 

Designed for psychotherapists, clinical counsellors, and mental health or health care professionals looking to expand their existing skills and awareness for working with clients experiencing pain during sexual intimacy. 

This course provides tangible resources you can use as a clinician to support your clients experiencing GPPD. As you move through the course, you will find worksheets, checklists, and clinical psycho-educational resources that you can share with your clients. We also have in-depth interviews from experts in the field, such as Pelvic Floor Physiotherapists, Sexual Pain Researchers, as well as those who have suffered from GPPD themselves, to help you navigate the broad range of impacts that GPPD can have. This “Painful Sex” course will also encourage you to critically examine your own personal beliefs, biases,  stories, and reactions to sexual pain and existing treatments, and consider how these show up in your office as you relate to clients. 

 

Some topics covered in this training include:

  • Different types of GPPD  and how the symptoms present

  • Understanding the prevalence, significance, and impact of GPPD for clients

  • An exploration of other common concurrent genito-pelvic pain conditions and how you can tell the difference

  • An overview of common causes of  (biomedical, psychological, and relationship factors)

  • Clinical considerations for working with clients suffering from genito-pelvic pain

  • How to screen and assess for GPPD so clients can get the proper treatment

  • An overview of best medical treatment practices

  • An overview of best psychotherapy treatments

  • Barriers to accessing mental and physical healthcare

  • Barriers to accessing mental and physical healthcare for clients

  • Case studies and personal stories

  • Sexual anatomy refresher

  • Suggested readings, worksheets, resources

  • Expert interviews

  • Plus much more…

 

Want to find out more? Click the link below.

This training has been pre-approved for twelve (12) CEC’s from the Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Association.

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Upcoming Programs 

  • Erectile Dysfunction (ED) ~ Launching in Spring 2022 ~

  • Ethical Non-Monogamy: Working with Complex Relationship Structures

  • Orgasm Disorders (Premature Ejaculation / Delayed Ejaculation / Female Orgasm Disorder)

  • Sexual Interest / Arousal Disorders

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