This workshop explores the relationship between attachment and the impact of sexual intimacy utilizing attachment theories. The therapist learns skills to work with clients at a deeper level and become more efficient with clients. Through the use of an attachment lens, the therapist guides clients in reframing past experiences with the goal of achieving more self-awareness, self-regulation, and self-soothing for clients. The presentation will explore various theories that incorporate attachment, neuropsychology, sexual intimacy, and trauma. Tools and interventions utilized in the Emotionally Focused Therapy model will be highlighted. These tools are specific to creating a safe and secure connection in relationships which leads to an improved sexual intimacy. The presentation includes short video clips as well as encourages participation from the participants when possible.
Activity Schedule/ Agenda
1 Hour- Review Attachment Theory; Injuries and Wounds
1 Hour- Overview of Developmental Stages & Neuropsychology in Relation to Sexual Development, Intimacy & Trauma
1 Hour- Overview of Emotionally Focused Therapy Model & Cycles
1 Hour – Explore Assessment Tools and Interventions
Tanya Radecker, PhD, LPC-S, NCC, RN, is an ICEEFT-certified EFT supervisor with a private practice in New Orleans, Louisiana. She serves as the Executive Director of the Louisiana Community for Emotionally Focused Therapy. Dr. Radecker lectures at universities and conferences and provides educational workshops across the state for other clinicians learning EFT. She is also a certified clinical hypnotherapist who specializes in working with couples who deal with trauma, high conflict, and sexual assault/abuse.
AMHTI is approved as a provider of continuing education by numerous national agencies and routinely applies for continuing education credits for professionals from state agencies when needed.
There are many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations that will grant continuing education credit for attendance at AMHTI’s seminars and activities. If you have questions as to whether AMHTI’s continuing education credits will count for your state, please contact us.
The Advanced Mental Health Training Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AMHTI maintains responsibility for all programs and their content.
The Advanced Mental Health Training Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No.6901. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Advanced Mental Health Training Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Modern Sex Therapy Institutes [1787, 1/7/22-1/7/23], is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.
AMHTI is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider#: 50-11996. AMHTI is an approved provider with the The Florida Certification Board. Provider #5273-A.
AMHTI is an approved provider with the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT). Provider # 07-110-J.