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.

Northeast Region AASECT Meet & Greet Recap


On Tuesday, May 3, 2016, the Northeast Region held their first AASECT Meet & Greet in Northampton, MA with our beloved Gina Ogden as the featured speaker. In attendance, there were sexuality educators, counselors and therapists from New York, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts.

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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