Essentials of Male Sexual Problems

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What Every Psychologist/Counselor Needs to Know

Live Course • February 7, 2020 • 12pm ET / 11am CT

This Introductory-Level course discusses thorough assessment, accurate diagnosis, relational focus, and ethical treatment choices for clinicians. Up-to-date nosology using DSM-V, ICD-11, AFUD and ICSM will be presented.

Course Description

Psychological impacts of male sexual problems affect a significant portion of the treatment seeking population in psychology offices. Identifying sexual health issues often falls on psychologists, along with the decision to determine whether the issue can be treated in the office, or needs a referral to another health care provider.  

Erectile Disorder, Premature Ejaculation, Delayed Ejaculation and Male Hypoactive Sexual Disorder will be highlighted. Special Populations such as teenagers and older men, as well as psychosexual outcomes of circumcision will be discussed.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the differences in major sources of nosology for male sexual problems
  • Assess whether the clinician is being presented with a dysfunction, disorder, discomfort or distress about a sexual problem
  • Assess and diagnose several male sexual disorders and their psychological outcomes
  • Discuss the role of psychotherapy and psychoeducation in the treatment of male sexual dysfunction
  • Assess vulnerabilities of special populations such as teen males and older males

Why Did We Create This Course?


This course is approved by the APA, NBCC and AASECT to provide 2 live CE credits. 

The recorded version is approved for 2 CE home-study (asynchronous) credits by APA and AASECT.

AASECT Core Knowledge Areas:

Area H. Health/medical factors that may influence sexuality including, but not limited to, illness, disability, drugs, mental health, conception, pregnancy, childbirth, pregnancy termination, contraception, fertility, HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted infection, other infections, sexual trauma, injury and safer sex practices.

Area I: Range of sexual functioning and behavior, from optimal to problematic including, but not limited to, common issues such as: desire discrepancy, lack of desire, difficulty achieving or maintaining arousal, sexual pain, penetration problems and difficulty with orgasm.

Programming Levels

Intermediate-Level programs build upon participant’s foundational knowledge of the literature and/or experience in the topic presented. Intermediate courses include more depth than introductory courses and also serve as refresher for clinicians who have background in the content area and wish to learn more contemporary science and clinical applications.

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Bookshelf to Couch courses are sponsored by Sexualis Veritas.


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Date: February 7, 2020

Time: 12pm ET / 11am CT

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