Description: In this workshop, participants will learn about various Paraphilias and unusual, consenting sexual behaviors.  We will discuss theories of the development of Paraphilias and treatment approaches.  During the workshop, a very explicit video of various sexual behaviors will be presented, as well as a taped interview with a client.  And, Bestiality and Zoophilia will be explored in more detail.

Learning Objectives:

  • List and describe 5 Paraphilias
  • Discuss the development of Paraphilias and treatment approaches.
  • Discuss how to decide which presenting problems should be referred out
  • Describe the difference between Bestiality and Zoophilia

Activity Schedule:

2:00 – 3:00:         Introductions, definitions & treatment.

3:00 – 3:45:         Video excerpts on a variety of sexual behaviors (about 24 minutes) & discussion.

3:45 – 4:00:         Break.

4:00 – 5:00:         Video “Hani’s Client” (about 40 minutes) & discussion.

5:00 – 6:00:         Understanding Bestiality and Zoophilia