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An Integrated Approach to Treating Sexual Problems

In this presentation, participants will become familiar with the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for low sexual desire, sexual pain, arousal, and orgasm problems, and learn psychological and sex
therapy interventions for managing and improving these presenting concerns.
*This on-demand content was originally presented live in 2021
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    • Intermediate Level
    • No Prerequisites Needed
      • ASSECT & APA Approved 
      • Accessible on Mobile

        What You’ll Learn in this Course

        Review the DSM-5 criteria for Female Sexual Interest/ Arousal Disorder and Male Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder.
        Learn the difference between spontaneous desire and responsive desire and to become familiar with the non-linear sexual response cycle.
        Learn about the dual control model.
        Identify at least two clinical interventions to help address low sexual desire.
        AASECT Certification

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        What Our Students Say

        Very engaged and knowledgeable presenter. Great content. I learned a wealth of information.
        Lori L. 
        Licensed Clinical Psychologist
        Really enjoyed this presentation! Dr. Fogel Mercy's generous and thorough overview on female sexuality and dysfunction was particularly impressive.
        Alejandra L.
        Licensed Social Work Associate
        The presenter appeared to have an encyclopedic quantity of knowledge on the subject. Her generous and thorough overview on female sexuality and dysfunction was particularly impressive.
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        Licensed Clinical Social Worker
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        —   About the Instructor

        Lauren Fogel Mersy, PhD, CST

        Licensed Psychologist and AASECT Certified Sex Therapist

        Dr. Lauren Fogel Mersy is a psychologist and an AASECT certified sex therapist. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology at The Arizona School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University in Phoenix, Arizona.
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