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Welcome to the Florida Sex Therapy Institute website!

In Florida, psychotherapists who wish to work as Sex Therapists must meet specific educational requirements as described in Florida Law.

Rule  64B4-7.004  (2005)  Use of the Title "Sex Therapist"  (2) Use of the Title Sex Therapist. Any licensed clinical social  worker,  marriage and family therapist, or mental health counselor who holds  himself  out as a sex therapist shall have completed: (a) A minimum of 120 hours of approved education. and twenty hours of  clinical case supervision.


The Florida Sex Therapy Institute's program certifies professionals as Clinical Sex Therapists, allowing them  legally  to practice sex therapy in Florida.    

This Institute
(Fl. Provider# 50-756, Expiration 3/2009)  accepts only people that have completed a Masters or Doctoral degree.

You need not be licensed to be eligible or this course.

Nurse Practitioners, Physician's Assistants, and Physicians are welcomed to train at the Institute.

PLEASE NOTE:

The one year program for sex therapy certification will begin on

January   2008

Save your place now!  Click here for more details on  the Curriculum page.


LOCATION:
340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite 339B
Palm Beach, Florida 33480  
*Please see our present schedule and course descriptions here

There are 12 classes. 
Attendance is required for completion of the course which is a one-year program.

A $500.00 deposit is required to register 

To register: please send an email with your name , address and phone numbers to 
doctorsusan@adelphia.net


NEW !
One Week Training Program

FLORIDA POSTGRADUATE SEX THERAPY TRAINING INSTITUTE

The Practice of Sex Therapy: A Comprehensive Course for Health Professionals
 
Next class July 16-20, 2007 

40  CEU Points

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Florida Postgraduate Sex Therapy Training Institute will conduct 
Group Supervision on Sex Therapy Cases.

The class will be held on:
 Saturday, Aug. 4th 2007 from 1:00 to 5:00 
(4 hours)  at our offices in Palm Beach, Florida. This supervisory seminar is limited to those working toward Florida Sex Therapist Certification or AASECT Sex Therapist certification. Every attendee will earn 4 hours of approved supervision for AASECT certification.
:
 Saturday, Aug. 4th 2007 from 1:00 to 5:00 
(4 hours)  at our offices in Palm Beach, Florida. This supervisory seminar is limited to those working toward Florida Sex Therapist Certification or AASECT Sex Therapist certification. Every attendee will earn 4 hours of approved supervision for AASECT certification.
 

Please phone or e-mail me for further information or to register at: 561-833-0066 or e-mail:
drsusanlee@mac.com

I look forward to seeing you at this group supervision meeting.

Dr. Susan Lee
AASECT Certified Sex Therapist (Diplomate) and Supervisor 
          


Class of 2006: Hong Kong 
Dr. Lee and students at the second session of the Florida Postgraduate Sex Therapy Training Institute in China. (2006)


Click here  for our 2008 Program Curriculum's dates and location  


Our Mission

To provide a continuing education program that focuses on the significance of human sexuality as it plays out in the treatment of situations from childhood throughout the life span.



Upon  completion of Florida Postgraduate Sex Therapy Training Institute's course work, participants will be able to:

1.    Recognize the major bio-psycho-social forces that share sexual functioning.

2.    Specify counseling techniques and interventions in normal and abusive
        sexual relationships.

3.    Specify ways to encourage loving relationships between partners.

4.    Learn basic sexual rights and ethics.

5.    Differentiate physical and psychological causes of sexual dysfunction.

6.    Assess the impact of disease, medications and drugs on sexual functioning
        and relationships.                

7.    Be aware of the latest research in clinical sexology.

8.    Understand sexual health issues.

9.    Present a full sex therapy case study.

10.  Be recognized as Certified by the State of Florida.

11.  Earn Domestic Violence Continuing Education Credits (3.0)

12.  Earn HIV / AIDS Continuing Education Credits (3.0)

13.  Be able to treat Sexual Offenders, Juvenile and Adult Victims of Sexual
        Assault.


Director / Instructor

Director / Instructor DR. SUSAN LEE, Ed.D., MSW, ACSW, LCSW, CST is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Clinical Sex Therapist with over twenty years experience. She is a Psychotherapist in private practice, and trains Florida Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Social Workers( Provider#  50-756, Expiration 3/2007 ). 

Dr. Lee is a member of The Palm Beach County Mental Health Association, an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, National Association of Social Workers. and the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health  and is state certified as a Continuing Education Instructor. She is the director, educator and clinical supervisor of the Florida Postgraduate Sex Therapy Training Institute, a 120 hour Florida Sex Therapy Certification Program.

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Contact Information

Telephone
561-833-0066
FAX
561-833-7450
Postal address
340 Royal Poinciana Way Suite 339
             Palm Beach, Florida 33480
Electronic mail
General Information: doctorsusan@adelphia.net
 

  

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