Workshops & Trainings

 
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Sexual Attitude Reassessment (SAR)

What is a Sexual Attitude Reassessment (SAR)?

Our thoughts and feelings about sex play a huge role in how we approach our clients and the work that we do as sex therapists, not to mention our personal relationships. As a culture, we are exposed to a wide variety of sexual behavior, prejudice, preference, and lifestyle that we are constantly in the process of internalizing and reacting to. A SAR is designed to inundate participants with sexual material in order to bring awareness to areas of discomfort or bias, and through exploration and discussion, ease the participants into a place of greater comfort and confidence in approaching this work with clients and in life.

Guest speakers, experiential exercises, media, and journaling are all included in the SAR experience. The three-day course is not only educational, but emotional as participants connect with parts of themselves that can bring up feelings of vulnerability, in all forms. It is a tremendous experience of learning and growth for therapists, partners, educators, medical professionals or anyone interested in expanding and challenging their sexual self awareness.

August 10-11, 2019 at the South Shore Sexual Health Center in Quincy, MA.

* This course meets the requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 18 CE credits. Please visit www.ssshealthcenter.com to purchase your spot!


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Take Back the Talk

Helping parents and caregivers feel confident around their children's sexual development.

Are you struggling to manage the fear, anxiety, and (let’s face it) confusion related to your child’s sexual development? Or maybe you are an educator or therapist who is noticing the ongoing body curiosity that accompanies early childhood development? Not sure how to begin the lifelong conversation related to sexual health and wellness? Kristin Hambridge LICSW and Paula Leech LMFT-CST are sex therapists and educators, with children of their own, who want to help you take back “the talk” by providing you with comprehensive sex education and tools to navigate the often overwhelming influence of caregiver modeling behaviors on healthy development; while also answering any and all questions you may have along the way. Our workshops are judgment-free, safe spaces developed specifically for devoted caregivers like you! So, what are you waiting for? Sign up!

By the end of this workshop you will:

  • Take back the power to understand what is happening with your child’s sexual development at each developmental stage.

  • Take Back your own sex education and fill in the gaps left by subpar high school sex-ed, uncomfortable conversations with adults, and locker room gossip.

  • Take back the ability to connect with your child over uncomfortable topics and understand how arming yourself with and sharing honest, age-appropriate information strengthens and deepens the bond between caregiver and child.

  • Take back your own fears related to masturbation, nudity, pornography, unsafe touch and peer sex-play.

  • Take back your own anxiety and develop the ability to respond to sexual expression, in-the-moment, with a clear head and open heart.

  • Take back and re-establish your partnered relationship as a model of healthy sexual expression and intimacy.

  • Take back the ability to unconditionally support your children’s gender expression and sexual orientation.