AASECT Annual Conference Scholarship Information!

AASECT is excited to announce that five (5) scholarships are available this year to help offset the cost of attending the 2017 Annual Conference: The Bill T. Jones Scholarship The John Sughrue, Jr., MD, Scholarship Three (3) AASECT Creating Community Scholarships The deadline for applications for the John Sughrue, Jr., MD Scholarship is March 15, 2017.

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.

Update from Alaska!

It is an active time in Alaska this spring. AASECT members Susan LaGrande PhD, Chris Reynolds PsyD, and Kelvin Pace MS, will be offering a workshop entitled Untangling the Controversies Surrounding Sexual Addiction at the Couples Center's annual meeting.  We are also coordinating with this group to provide brown bag lunch meetings on topics of interest in the area of fostering sex positive relationships in couples.

Arizona Section Update

Isa Jones does such a good job in the Phoenix area!  She held a great meeting in January, and she has three more planned so far in 2017: January 20, 2017: "Somatic Healing with Charlie Glickman." Isa reports that attendance was excellent with 30 people, maxing out the room's capacity. Four (4) APA CEs were granted, as well as four (4) AASECT CEs.    Upcoming Events:      

San Diego Section Update

The San Diego SIG offers two educational events a month for AASECT members and interested people within the community. Sex Therapy Education & Medicine (STEM) meetings are held the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 7:30-9:30pm at Alvarado Hospital, and Sexual Medicine Rounds are held the 1st Wednesday of the month from 12:30-1:30pm at Alvarado Hospital. Past monthly topics have varied between Post-finasteride Syndrome (PFS) and Sexual Dysfunction to Healing Sexual Trauma in Women.