Pleasure Is the Measure. The science of sexual desire, satisfaction, frustration, communication, and pleasure. In this workshop, therapists learn the science of sexual wellbeing, which dovetails beautifully with their work with both individuals and couples.
Explain the science of sexual desire
Discuss the science of well being
Describe the difference between pleasure and sexual desire
Discuss the role communication plays in sexual desire.
Emily Nagoski is the award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller, Come As You Are: the surprising new science that will transform your sex life and The Come As You Are Workbook, and co-author, with her sister Amelia, of Burnout: the secret to unlocking the stress cycle. She began her work as a sex educator at the University of Delaware, where volunteered as a peer sex educator while studying psychology with minors in cognitive science and philosophy. She went on to earn a M.S. in Counseling and a Ph.D. in Health Behavior, both from Indiana University, with clinical and research training at the Kinsey Institute. Now she combines sex education and stress education to teach women to live with confidence and joy inside their bodies.