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Jan
25
to Jan 26

Tell Me What You Want - The Science of Fantasies: Sexceptional Weekend w/ Dr. Justin Lehmiller!

A new bestseller, award winning blog, podcast and more... DR. JUSTIN LEHMILLER is coming to Dallas with keynote by Midori!

TICKETS START AT $45! MULTIPLE OPTIONS AVAILABLE INCLUDING ALL CEU OPTIONS & FULL AASECT CEs FOR CERTIFICATION TRAINING FOR ALL HOURS.

Open to ALL professionals, their partners, friends and anyone that wants to learn more!

*Choose 1/2 day, full day or weekend!*

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JOIN US JAN 25th-26th FOR:  TELL ME WHAT YOU WANT. IT'S A PHRASE LOADED WITH PROMISE AND AMBIGUITY THAT HAS THE POTENTIAL TO SPARK BOTH EXCITEMENT AND FEAR. EXCEPT, WITH DR. JUSTIN LEHMILLER AS YOUR GUIDE, YOU WILL DISCOVER EXACTLY WHAT YOU NEED TO LEAD A FULFILLING INTIMATE LIFE.

Receive up to 14 CEUs for LPC, LMFT, LCSW and AASECT or see below for up to 155 AASECT CEs which already includes this weekend!

We're so excited to announce this weekend training event! Multiple days and ticket options available. And, best of all, it's open to everyone! This training is included in the full AASECT credit for Sex Therapy Certification Educational Training Program (plus 155 AASECT CEs toward AASECT Certification) if you have already registered HERE.

Are you getting what you want when it comes to sex? Odds are, probably not. Most of us have sexual fantasies that we wish were part of our sexual reality; however, few of us have shared these desires with our partners, let alone acted on them, because fear, shame, and embarrassment are holding us back.

We need to move past sexual shame and learn to communicate our desires in order to establish happy and healthy relationships. Sexual communication has a number of benefits, from establishing greater intimacy and closeness to keeping passion alive for the long haul.

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FULL TRAINING SCHEDULE:

Friday, January 25th, 10am - 6pm (Dr. Justin Lehmiller w/ Keynote by Midori)

- Sexual fantasy vs. sexual desire: What’s the difference?

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- The who, what, when, where, and why of sexual fantasies

- How and why fantasies differ across gender, sexual orientation, and age

- The science of sexual fantasy: The most common fantasies, where they come from, and what they say about us

- Reconceptualizing paraphilias: Which sexual desires are truly uncommon and when does a sexual fantasy or desire become a cause for concern?  

- Discussing fantasies and desires with partners: Risk vs. reward

Saturday, January 26th, 10am - 6pm (*Sexceptional Lecture with Dr. Justin Lehmiller 3-6pm w/ Sex Nerd Trivia starting at 3pm*)  

- Sexual communication: Tips and icebreakers that will allow you to confidently begin a dialogue

- Making the leap from fantasy to reality: What do you need to know?

- Monogamy vs. consensual non-monogamy: What are the unique benefits and challenges of each, and how do you figure out which approach is right for you?

- The secrets to relationship success: Getting the sex life and relationship you want

- Sexceptional Lecture & Sex Nerd Trivia (Bring your friends, partners and anyone else that wants to learn!)

This entire event takes place at Wingate by Wyndham Dallas/Las Colinas, 850 W. Walnut Hill Ln  | Irving, Texas 75038

REGISTER FOR HALF DAY, 1 DAY OR FULL WEEKEND ABOVE. 

RECEIVE UP TO 15 CEUS FOR LPC, LMFT, LCSW AND AASECT OR SEE BELOW FOR UP TO 155 AASECT CES WHICH ALREADY INCLUDES THIS WEEKEND!

(THIS PROGRAM CAN ALSO BE REGISTERED INDIVIDUALLY OR AS PART OF OUR FULL SEX THERAPY CERTIFICATION PROGRAM FOR AASECT) REGISTER FOR THE FULL SEX THERAPY CERTIFICATION TOWARDS AASECT THAT ALREADY INCLUDES THIS WEEKEND CLICK HERE.  

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Dr. Justin J. Lehmiller received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Purdue University and is a Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute. He is also author of the new, highly praised book Tell Me What You Want: The Science of Sexual Desire and How It Can Help You Improve Your Sex Life. Dr. Lehmiller is an award winning educator, having been honored three times with the Certificate of Teaching Excellence from Harvard University, where he taught for several years. He is also a prolific researcher and scholar who has published more than 40 pieces of academic writing to date, including a textbook entitled The Psychology of Human Sexuality (2nd edition released in 2017) that is used in college classrooms around the world. Dr. Lehmiller's research focuses on topics including casual sex, sexual fantasy, sexual health, and friends with benefits. His studies have appeared in all of the leading journals on human sexuality, including the Journal of Sex ResearchArchives of Sexual Behavior, and The Journal of Sexual Medicine

Dr. Lehmiller has been interviewed by numerous media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe, CNN.com, The AtlanticThe Globe and Mail, and The Sunday Times. He has been named one of 5 "Sexperts" You Need to Follow on Twitter by Men's Health and one of the "modern-day masters of sex" by Nerve.

Dr. Lehmiller has appeared on several episodes of the television program Taboo on the National Geographic Channel and is a frequent guest on podcast and radio shows, such as the Savage Lovecast and the NPR programs Radio Times and Airtalk. He is a popular freelance writer, penning columns and op-eds for several major publications, including PlayboyUSA TodayVICE, Psychology Today, and New York Magazine. In addition, the articles he writes on Sex and Psychology have been syndicated on major websites, including Business InsiderHuffington PostMen's Health, and Thought Catalog.

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Dan Savage calls Midori (from Tokyo, Japan) “The Super Nova of sex”! She is an artistic visionary who has touched lives across the globe with her expertise in sexuality, personal fulfillment, and kinky adventures. Using her “head-heart-hands” methodology she facilitates tackling challenging topics and creating space where people are allowed individual self-exploration.

Midori is known for her hilarious and practical classes on enhancing sexual fulfillment, boosting confidence and expanding personal growth. Native of Tokyo, Japan, she brings a unique perspective pleasure and authentic living.

She wrote the first English language book on Shibari with "Seductive Art of Japanese Bondage", the hot instructional essays in "Wild Side Sex: The Book of Kink", and twisted dark science fiction in "Master Han's Daughter". In 2001 she founded Rope Bondage Dojo®. She has trained many cadres and leads many Dojos each year. She also created ForteFemme, a unique women's dominance weekend training and empowerment intensive. Her incredible passion is fully on display in her transformative small group intensives, including Rope Dojo ®, ForteFemme: Women’s Dominance Weekend Intensive, and The Wanted Man intensive with Marcia Baczynski. For more information on her upcoming classes and events, please visit: http://www.FHP-Inc.com/classes

This program meets the requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for AASECT CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT certification and renewal of certification. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT certification.

 

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Nov
3
6:00 PM18:00

Sexceptional Lecture: Getting to Oh, Yes! with National Educator Dr. Charlie Glickman

Sexceptional Lecture: Getting to Oh, Yes! with National Educator Dr. Charlie Glickman

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Join us for Dallas' first Sexceptional Lecture with the Southwest Sexual Health Alliance.

This training is geared toward general therapists/practitioners, healthcare providers and advocates/educators. OPEN TO EVERYONE!

2 CEUs for LPC, LMFT, LCSW & Psychologists

2 AASECT CEUs, Program Approved

Friday, Nov. 3rd 6pm-9pm

Research shows that many of your clients would like to be able to talk with you about sex and relationships, but they often hold back because they don’t know if it’s appropriate or if you’re knowledgeable. It’s up to you to let them know that you have the information and skills to respond and to invite them to talk with you. This lecture will give you more confidence in your work with couples and individual clients and patients.

2 CEUs for LPC, LMFT, LCSW & Psychologists

2 AASECT CEUs, Program Approved

Join us @ 1pm for an AASECT Meet and Greet Sexceptional Lecture starts at 6pm!

Do you know what makes someone an amazing lover? Most people assume that it’s about having some secret move, but there’s a step that needs to happen first. How you approach your partner and offer attuned, attentive touch is the foundation. Without that, all of the tips, tricks, and techniques fall flat.

You can try to figure out these skills on your own, but there’s no reason to reinvent the wheel. Somatic sex coach Charlie Glickman PhD will make it easy for you. Whether you’re single, in a new relationship, or you’ve been together for years, you’ll walk away with new ways of understanding touch, communication, and pleasure. You’ll learn:

 * Simple and powerful tools to navigate talking about your desires, figure out what you want, and how to find your “yes!”

* How to use Pleasure Mapping to discover new ways you (or your partner)

* Tools to track the rise and fall of erotic energy so you can integrate that information into your sexual experiences and build more excitement

* Key anatomy information that demystifies sex and creates opportunities for pleasure

* Plenty of pleasure techniques for different erogenous zones

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Charlie Glickman PhD is a sex & relationship coach, a sexuality educator, Certified Somatic Sexuality Educator, a sexological bodyworker, and an internationally-acclaimed speaker. He’s been working in this field for over 25 years, and some of his areas of focus include sex & shame, sex-positivity, queer issues, masculinity & gender, communities of erotic affiliation, and many sexual & relationship practices. Charlie is also the co-author of The Ultimate Guide to Prostate Pleasure: Erotic Exploration for Men and Their Partners. Find out more about him on his website or on Twitter and Facebook. For Charlie’s sex coaching services, visit Make Sex Easy.

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Oct
19
7:00 PM19:00

Happy Hour for Dallas Southwest Sexual Health Alliance!

Happy Hour: Come out and meet your local therapists/healthcare providers and the sex positive community!

Where: Wild Detectives 314 W Eighth St, Dallas, TX 75208

When: Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 7p-9p

Website: thewilddetectives.com

Enter for a chance to win free tickets to the Sexceptional Lectre with Dr. Charlie Glickman lecture as well as other fun prizes!

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