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What every sex therapist should know about hormones and meds for men's and women's sexual dysfunction Integration of medical treatment and sex therapy

2 CE Hours

Presented by: Madeleine Castellanos MD

Recorded workshop available via video on demand

AASECT Category:

Human Sexuality Education
Section H

AND

Sex Therapy Education
Section D

$140.00

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What every sex therapist should know about hormones and meds for men's and women's sexual dysfunction Integration of medical treatment and sex therapy

2 CE Hours

Presented by: Madeleine Castellanos MD

Recorded workshop available via video on demand

AASECT Category:

Human Sexuality Education
Section H

AND

Sex Therapy Education
Section D

$140.00

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What every sex therapist should know about hormones and meds for men’s and women’s sexual dysfunction (2 CE Hours)

Sexual functioning is affected by a combination of psychological, physical, and relational factors.  In this course, the impact of hormones in sexual functioning will be discussed, as well as what treatment options are available to both men and women to optimize hormone levels.

At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

  • List 4 hormones that contribute to proper sexual functioning
  • Explain how normal hormone levels might become unbalanced or disrupted.
  • Describe the range of sex steroid hormonal treatments available for both men and women
  • Discuss lifestyle factors that may impact sex steroid hormone levels and how to optimize these

Integration of medical treatment and sex therapy (2 CE Hours)

A true systems approach to good sexual functioning includes integration of medical treatment (when indicated) and sex therapy.  This course will discuss how these are best combined with attention to symptoms suggesting when a referral for each is indicated.

At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Explain medical conditions may impact sexual functioning
  • Identify which lifestyle factors may contribute to sexual disfunction
  • Discuss the symptoms that may demonstrate the need for a consult with a sexual medicine specialist or other medical provider
  • Describe strategies to effectively make referrals for their patients to medical providers for proper evaluation and treatment
  • Discuss the systems approach to sexual functioning

Speaker Bio:

Dr. Castellanos is a board-certified psychiatrist specializing in sex therapy and the improvement of sex life for couples or individuals. She is committed to helping others learn about their own sexuality and how to achieve physical and emotional balance in their sex lives. As a physician and sex therapist, Dr. Castellanos uses her passion for positive thinking, exercise and nutrition to help guide you to a position of balance and happiness. Sex therapy can include the classical Masters & Johnson model of sensate focus, or it may include other methods for decreasing anxiety, improving communication and connectedness, while also exploring whatever medical or biological reasons there may be for sexual dysfunction.  As a functional medicine doctor, Dr. Castellanos places an emphasis on the ways that lifestyle and nutrition impact your sexual desire and performance, and how it fits into sex therapy as well.  She is an expert speaker who is available to provide talks, lectures, or interviews. She is also fluent in Spanish can conduct sessions in Spanish if needed.

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