When couples come to therapy with problems involving desire, arousal, and orgasm, therapists often fall into the trap of thinking of them as somehow broken and in need of fixing. Instead, this workshop offers an approach that guides couples from a state of disconnection to becoming a sexual-discovery team exploring their own idiosyncratic pathway to pleasure. You’ll learn a three-part therapeutic process to help couples find alternatives to rigid narratives about what fulfilling sexuality is supposed to be like and discover how to:
Suzanne Iasenza, PhD, is faculty at the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis and the Ackerman Institute for the Family. She is author of the book Transforming Sexual Narratives: A Relational Approach to Sex Therapy.