Why be a Certified Sex Therapist?

STTI Certification serves the purpose of:

Protecting the public.

Assuring consumers that practitioners have met standards of practice.

Meeting the requirements of professional boards and other certifying bodies.

Advancing the profession.

Enhancing a professional's practice and developing a marketing niche.

Demonstrating an individual's commitment to their profession.

As a Certified Sex Therapist, you will offer:

An extra level of perceived trust. Sexual problems often carry a layer of shame beyond general mental health issues and potential clients want a therapist with whom they can share their secrets without fear of judgment.

A specialized knowledge of a variety of issues related to sexuality.

Certified Sex Therapists deal with concerns related to:

sexual abuse

orientation

gender identity

sexual dysfunction

alternative lifestyles

aging

disabilities

sexual compulsion and addiction

general relationship difficulties

As a Certified Sex Therapist, you will receive:

Higher fees

Recognition among your peers and clients of your expert status

Enthusiasm and satisfaction from working with a diverse clientele

The ability to work in restricted fields, such as sex education or in sex offender treatment.

Certification through STTI will allow you to:

Market yourself on all STTI-affiliated websites

Network with other highly trained and experienced clinicians

Participate in continuing education classes and workshops at discounted rates.

For more information on requirements and eligibility for the program, including cost, visit this page: Certified Sex Therapist Program Details

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