25 Nov 2021: Sexual Health and Wellbeing

ACPA Victoria Section’s CPD Webinar

Sexual Health and Wellbeing

Presented by

Sarah Ashton

Sexual Health and Intimacy Psychological Services (SHIPS)

Online Seminar via Zoom
Thursday, 25 November 2021
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm (AEDT)

This webinar will outline how psychological models and evidence-based treatment can be utilised to discuss sexual issues with your clients. Dr Ashton will outline why sex is an important topic to raise with clients (even if it is not the presenting issue) and common barriers reported by psychologists. She will provide an overview of key terms, theories and frameworks (such as sexual response theory) that can be used to understand sexual issues and share some strategies for holding an inclusive, safe, therapeutic space.

Dr Sarah Ashton
Sexual Health and Intimacy Psychological Services (SHIPS)

Dr Sarah Ashton is the Director and Founder of Sexual Health and Intimacy Psychological Services (SHIPS). SHIPS promotes diversity and inclusion of marginalised communities and is the industry leader for providing evidence-based, trauma-informed psychological treatment for sexual health and intimacy. She is a registered psychologist, Member of the Society of Australian Sexologists and the Coordinator for the Victorian Sexual and Mental Health Network. Dr Ashton has published sex research in Journal of Sex Research, Feminism and Psychology, and Porn Studies. Dr Ashton has developed skills-based online training and workshops for practitioners and students informed by psychological models, treatment modalities and current research.  She is passionate about facilitating community engagement and challenging public discourse around sex and sexuality and Dr Ashton writes articles for The Conversation and RED magazine and has been a guest speaker on Joy FM, ABC radio and Triple J.

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Event Costs:

ACPA Members  $40  |  ACPA Student Members  $25
(Includes those who have submitted their ACPA membership application and awaiting membership approval)

Non-ACPA Members  $50

Bookings Close – Wednesday, 24 November 2021 at 6:00pm

Event organised by the ACPA Vic Section

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