Understanding Women’s Sexuality in Therapy: From the Science to the Spiritual
Earn 3.0 CEUs! $20 for MAMFT members, $70 for non-members
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Presented By: Renee Divine, MA, LMFT, CST & Lyndsey Fraser, MA, LMFT, CST
Workshop Description: Understanding sexuality is a crucial part of therapy. Dominant therapeutic sexual models focus on performance and functioning. While men can relate to this model many women do not. The emphasis in this workshop will be around the female perspective with take away knowledge that can be easily implemented into your practice. The focus will be on leading experts in the field, Emily Nagoski, Ph.D and Gina Ogden, Ph.D. The scientific research and the experiential experiences of both of these experts will be combined for you to explore and better understand your female client’s sexuality.
Workshop Objectives: There are two learning objectives for this workshop. The first objective is for the clinician to better understand the female client’s sexual perspective, including the knowledge that most women do not relate to a performance or functioning based model. Emily Nagoski’s scientific research and Gina’s Ogden’s 4-Dimensional Model will be used to provide a more expansive understanding. The second learning objective is to provide clinicians with tools to implement when working with women’s sexual concerns. The tools will include approaches to assist the client in joining with the clinician to make work around sexual concerns more effective.
Renee Divine is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and Certified Sex Therapist with her own practice in South Minneapolis. She works with couples and individuals who are experiencing sexual and relationship challenges. Her passion it to help people explore their sexual selves in order to create healthy individuals and healthy relationships. She became a parent right before her 44th birthday, which fuels another passion: supporting later in life first-time parents who are experiencing a similarly crazy, exciting, terrifying, yet immensely rewarding transition. Renee has been a practicing relationship and sex therapy for the five years. She has conducted group therapy around women’s sexuality, lead workshops for targeted audiences around relationships and sexuality, and has presented on relationships and sexuality at past MAMFT Conferences.
Lyndsey Fraser is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and a Certified Sex Therapist (CST) with over eight years of experience working in a small private practice in South Minneapolis. Her areas of specialty are relationships and sexuality, including using the 4-D model of sexuality in her practice. She also has a special focus on women’s sexual issues in a multitude of formats including group therapy, presentations, and workshops.
Requests must be made in writing. Refunds will be given on requests received 10 days prior to the training event. A 20% administrative fee per person will be deducted from all cancellations. No refunds will be given if received less than 10 days prior to the event, but registrants can transfer their registration to another person.
Date & Location
2575 Harvest Lane
Owatonna, MN 55060