CC18 Workshop 03 - Sex! - Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT
Perhaps the single most discussed issue in couple therapy is sex. This two-hour workshop will lead clinicians through a series of interviewing techniques for examining sexual problems in couples. These techniques include questions to ask, assessment of explicit and implicit somatic answers, and other strategic, bottom- up methods for getting to the crux of the matter. We will also cover typical difficulties many therapists have with frank sexual questioning. We’ll examine attach- ment orga
Working online has led some therapists to feel more cautious about working with sexual issues. The panelists will describe their unique approaches and concomitant pitfalls. Benefits and liabilities will be addressed.
EP17 Speech 16 - The Sex-Starved Marriage - Michele Weiner-Davis, LCSW
One out of every three couples struggles with mismatched sexual desire---a formula for marital disaster. When one spouse is sexually dissatisfied and the other is oblivious, unconcerned, or uncaring, sex isn't the only casualty; a sense of emotional connection can also disappear. Helping couples bridge the desire gap can be challenging when one spouse appears unmotivated or lacks empathy. This speech presents a collaborative model for partners to work together to turn around the decline in their sex lives and reignite their emotional connection.
There have been significant paradigmatic changes in models of assessment and treatment of gender incongruence. This workshop will review the historical shifts including changes in the World Professional Association for Transgender Health’s Standards of Care. The workshop will review updated diagnostic criteria, assessment and treatment methods. The presenter will present a treatment model using a trans-affirmative approach with case illustrations and discussion.