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Human Sexuality and Couples Counseling


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Course level: Graduate

This course prepares students to understand and treat issues involving individual human sexuality and to use the current developmental and systemic methods to treat couples in distress. Topics include the physiology, psychology, and social cultural variables associated with sexual behavior, gender identity, and assessment and treatment of psychosexual dysfunction. Students will develop familiarity with the language and terms of sexology and demonstrate an ability to apply this knowledge to clinical situations. Students will gain intensive skill building in systemic couples treatment for premarital relations, marriage, committed partnerships, multi-partner relationships, parenting, blended families, and separation/divorce/widowhood. Students will demonstrate competency in working with culturally-diverse populations using a mental health recovery oriented care model.

What you'll learn

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Human Sexuality and Couples Counseling


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We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( for more than 40 years.

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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

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Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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