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AASECT Summer Institute: Revisiting 'Sex Addiction' (Part 7) with Michael Vigorito, LMFT, LCPC, CGP

We interview Michael Vigorito, LMFT, LCPC, CGP in this seventh installment from the recent AASECT Summer Institute which was titled: Revisiting 'Sex Addiction': Transformative Ways to Address Out of Control Sexual Behavior. Michael discusses why the group process is important and what we can learn from sexual minority communities. He tells us to put pleasure back into the definition of sexual health and sex education programs and we couldn't agree more.

Michael Vigorito, LMFT, LCPC, CGP is a sexual health psychotherapist, author and consultant.  As a psychotherapist, he provides individual, couples and group psychotherapy for a range of behavioral health concerns.  He co-designed a sexual health assessment and treatment protocol with Douglas Braun-Harvey, which was published in Treating Out of Control Sexual Behavior - Rethinking Sex Addiction (2016).  Mr. Vigorito is a member of the American Group Psychotherapy Association, the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality,  the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists and the American Association of Marriage & Family Therapists.

Mr. Vigorito is licensed in the District of Columbia and Virginia as a Marriage & Family Therapist, in Maryland as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counseling and is certified as a Group Psychotherapist through the American Group Psychotherapy Association.