The CICS Online Certificate in Psychosexual Therapy provides a specialist training in working with sexual problems for qualified and practicing counsellors, couples therapists, psychologists and medical doctors. We combine a bio-psycho-social approach with the theoretical framework of pluralism. Pluralism is based on the view that no one therapeutic approach can resolve all client presentations and that different clients are likely to want, and benefit from, different interventions in therapy.
Accredited for 12 days of thematic CPD
This course is offered as a six month, online blended learning programme. The knowledge base of the course is captured in a series of detailed pre-recorded videos and pre-readings accessed via our e-learning platform. We then bring that knowledge to life in the live skills practice days accessed via Zoom.
The course commencement date is 1st April 2021 when access to the e-learning materials will be released.
Module 1: Introducing Psychosexual Therapy
Module 2: Biology and Sexual Medicine, Pluralism and Key Skills
Module 3: Psychosexual Therapy Approaches Part 1
Module 4: Psychosexual Therapy Approaches Part 2
Module 5: Understanding Kink and Sexual Compulsivity
Module 6: Sex Therapy in Couple and Poly Therapy
The e-learning modules are equivalent to 42 hours for the full programme.
The live online practice sessions are equivalent to 42 hours for the full programme.
We accept applications from diploma level qualified counsellors, psychotherapists, couple therapists and medical doctors. We also welcome applications from associated professional fields such as psychiatry and psychology.
Places are allocated following an online interview and suitable references.
Assessment comprises of the completion of end of module evidence of learning assessments and self -reflection submissions.
This course is COSRT Accredited for 12 days of thematic CPD. Successful completion of this course can lead to Professional Associate Membership of the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists, (COSRT) and may, in combination with other qualifications and experience, lead to COSRT Registration. Professionals interested in a direct route to COSRT Registration should apply to the CICS Diploma in Clinical Sexology.
£2,250 including VAT for the full course. £450 non-refundable course deposit followed by 6 monthly payments of £300.
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