This workshop will focus on the evaluation and treatment of male sexual disorders. Didactic presentation, group discussion, and clinical case examples will be utilized in order to demonstrate the complexities and vagaries of understanding and treating male sexual problems. Topics will include Erectile Dysfunction, Rapid and Delayed Ejaculation, Problems with Desire, and the effects of chronic health conditions on sexuality. Emphasis will be on the relational aspects of sexuality, as well as the clinical and ethical controversies associated with the current treatment modalities for male sexual problems.
At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
1. Describe 4 commonly seen male sexual dysfunctions/disorders.
2. Explain 3 effective assessment techniques.
3. Explain 3 effective treatment techniques.
4. Describe the flow of case management from referral through assessment and treatment.
5. Discuss how to help men with chronic illness find satisfying ways to express their sexuality.
6. Explain at least 2 nuances and complexities of the meaning sexuality has for many men.
9:00-9:30 Introduction/Overview of the Day
9:30-10:30 Understanding Male Sexuality (Overview)
10:45-11:45 The Assessment Process
11:45-12:30 Overview of Male Sexual Dysfunctions
1:30-2:30 Treatment Techniques
2:30-3:00 Male Sexuality and Chronic Illness
3:15-5:30 In-depth Case Analyses
Dr. Daniel N. Watter is a founding partner of the Morris Psychological Group, P.A. located in Parsippany, New Jersey. His primary areas of practice focus on the treatment of individuals and couples experiencing sexual and/or relationship problems.
Dr. Watter received his doctoral degree from New York University in 1985, and has also earned a post-graduate certificate in Medical Humanities (with a concentration in healthcare ethics) from Drew University. He is licensed by the State of New Jersey as both a psychologist and a marital and family therapist. In addition, he is Board Certified in Sex Therapy by the American Association of
Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT), and the American Board of Sexology (ACS), of which is also holds Fellowship status. Dr. Watter is an AASECT certified sex therapy supervisor, and has been elected to Fellowship Status in the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH).
In addition to his private practice, Dr. Watter has held several faculty appointments. He has served as an adjunct professor of Psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson, Drew, and Seton Hall Universities, a clinical instructor of OB/GYN and Women’s Health at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School, and a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral medicine at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Watter is also a member of the medical staff of the Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey, and served on the Medical Center’s Ethics Committee.
Dr. Watter is a member of several professional organizations, and has been elected to leadership positions in many. He has recently completed two terms on the New Jersey Psychological Association’s Ethics Committee where he spent two years as the Committee’s chairperson. He has also served two terms as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Society for Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR), where he previously served as Membership Officer. Dr. Watter is also the former chair of the Diplomate Certification Committee for the American Association for Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT). Currently, he is serving as the President of SSTAR. In 2009, Dr. Watter was appointed by New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine to the State Board of Psychological Examiners.
A frequent lecturer at professional meetings throughout the United States, Dr. Watter is also the author of several professional articles and book chapters on topics such as sexual function and dysfunction, and ethics in healthcare practice. He the co-author of the textbook, Health Counseling: A Microskills Approach, which was published by Jones and Bartlett, and is currently writing a textbook for Springer Publishing on using patient narratives to inform sex therapy practice.