Becoming Cliterate—Why Orgasm Equality Matters and How to Get It - New Member Book!


Member Laurie Mintz, Ph.D., has published her second book: Becoming Cliterate—Why Orgasm Equality Matters and How to Get It (HarperOne, an imprint of Harper Collins, 2017).  The book is a combination of cultural analysis and prescriptive self-help aimed at closing the orgasm gap and empowering young adult women to orgasm. Steeped in academic theory and psychological science, it’s written in a fun, accessible format for a lay audience.

Incest & Sexuality: A Guide to Understanding & Healing


Wendy Maltz's groundbreaking recovery classic, Incest & Sexuality: A Guide to Understanding & Healing (Lexington Books, 1987), is now available for FREE download through the International Psychotherapy Institute's free psychotherapy books program. Coauthored with Beverly Holman, it was the first book to devote itself entirely to the sexual repercussions of sexual abuse.

Southwest Sexual Health Alliance


We are pleased to introduce the Southwest Sexual Health Alliance based in Austin, Texas. Heather M McPherson LPC-S, LMFT and the Texas Section Leader for AASECT and Dylan Davies LMFTA launched the organization this past summer in efforts to provide provocative dialog and radical collaboration around sexual health issues. Our mission is to provide educational opportunities in sexual health to students, psychologists, physicians, social workers, educators,  therapists and sexual health professionals.

Designer Relationships: A Guide to Happy Monogamy, Positive Polyamory, and Optimisitic Opern Relationships Wins IPPY Gold Medal


Designer Relationships: A Guide to Happy Monogamy, Positive Polyamory, and Optimisitic Opern Relationships by Mark A. Michales and Patricia Johnson has just won an Independent Publishing (IPPY) gold medal in Sexuality/Relationships. The IPPYs were established in 1996 and are among the longest running and most competitive awards for independent published books in the U.S. and Canada, attracting over 6,000 entries last year. This is Mark and Patricia’s third book in a row to receive this honor.  

Sexual Health Education in U.S. Physician Assistant Programs


Lori Seaborne, MPAS, PA-C, CSC, AASECT Member and Certified Sexuality Counselor, had an original research article published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine in 2015. The article, titled "Sexual Health Education in U.S. Physician Assistant Programs," can be found here - http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=The+journal+of+sexual+medicine%5BJour%5D+AND+Seaborne+L%5Bauthor%5D&cmd=detailssearch.

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