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 compulsion and addiction
general relationship difficulties
As a Certified Sex Therapist, you will receive:
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