Probably one of the most misunderstood aspects of sex, sexual desire differences are a completely normal and expected experience between partners. Discrepancies in sexual desire – indicating that partners have different interests in having sex – is one of the most commonly reported issues by couples seeking psychosexual therapy. Unresolved, it can erode every facet of intimacy in a relationship and negatively affect people’s overall wellbeing.
An overwhelming amount of couples therapists, in particular, will have distressed couples consult with them to overcome these issues. However, it is not just the couple therapist that distressed partners reach out to for support. Therefore, in order to navigate this very common experience and support clients through treatment, healthcare providers need to have a comprehensive and thorough understanding of sexual desire and of the discrepancies so commonly experienced in relationships.
While this course is primarily designed for those in talking professions, such as psychologists and counsellors, it would be a thorough and comprehensive education for treating healthcare provider who wants to deepen their knowledge and thus better support these clients.
In this course, you will learn:
- What is sexual desire and the affect sexual desire differences have on partners
- What factors help maintain sexual desire
- How to treat sexual desire difficulties in the therapy space