Psychosexual Therapy Pathway

Stream: Sexual and Reproductive Health

Pathway: Psychosexual Therapy

The Psychosexual Therapy Pathway provides specialist training in psychosexual therapy/sexual health counselling/sexology. Students explore human sexuality from a psychosexual therapeutic perspective. Students will study variations in sexual function, sexual and gender diversity, HIV and STIs, as well as issues pertaining to ageing and sexuality, disability and sexuality and forensic aspects of human sexuality.

  • The Psychosexual Therapy Pathway is aimed at established professionals (such as psychologists, nurses, therapists, counsellors, social workers, general practitioners, occupational therapists and physiotherapists) wishing to gain greater knowledge and understanding in the area of human sexuality and sexology. This pathway is suitable for recent graduates in psychology (4th year and above), counselling, occupational therapy, rehabilitation counselling and social worker who are interested in pursuing a career in HIV, STIs, Sexual and Reproductive Health counselling and Psychosexual Therapy.
Compulsory Units of Study - Psychosexual Therapy Pathway

Unit of Study code and name

Credit point

Delivery mode

Graduate Certificate students must complete 6 credit points of compulsory units of study

SEXH5401 Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health

 6 (available semester 1 and 2)

 online

 

Graduate Diploma students must complete 6 credit points of compulsory units of study

SEXH5401 Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health

 6 (available semester 1 and 2)

 online

 

Masters students must complete 12 credit points of compulsory units of study.

SEXH5401 Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health

 6 (available semester 1 and 2)

 online

SEXH5406 Professional Practice

 6 (available semester 1 and 2)

 block mode

Stream Specific Units of Study - Psychosexual Therapy Pathway

Unit of Study code and name

Credit point

Delivery mode

Graduate Certificate students must complete 18 credit points of stream specific units of study.

Graduate Diploma students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study

Master's students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study

SEXH5403
Counselling in Psychosexual Therapy

 6 (available semester 1)

 block mode

SEXH5404
Variations in Sexual Function

 6 (available semester 1)

 block mode

SEXH5407
Sex Gender and Sexuality

 6 (available semester 2)

 block mode

SEXH5415
Advanced Issues in Psychosexual Therapy

 6 (available semester 2)

 block mode

General Elective Units of Study - Psychosexual Therapy Pathway

Units of Study code and name

Credit point

Delivery mode

Graduate Diploma students must complete 6 credit points of general elective units of study.

Master's students must complete 12 credit points of general elective units of study.

Offered Semester 1 and 2

 

 

CEPI5100 Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology

 6

 face to face; online

SEXH5416 Advanced Readings in Sexual Health

 6

 supervision

SEXH5421 Sexual and Reproductive Health Research

 6

 online

Offered Semester 1

 

 

SEXH5200 Advanced STIs

 6

face to face; block mode

SEXH5402  Introduction to Counselling for the Health Professions

 6

 block mode

SEXH5410 Sexual Health Promotion

 6

 online; block mode

SEXH5417 Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertitlity

 6

 block mode

PSTY5201 Psychodynamic Principles and Frameworks

 6

 face to face; online

Offered Semester 2

 

 

SEXH5202 Advanced HIV Infection

 6

 block mode

SEXH5205 Adolescent Sexual Health

 6

 online

SEXH5405 Contraception and Preconception Care

 6

 block mode

SEXH5412 Sexual Health and Relationships Education

 6

 online

SEXH5414 Public Health: Sexual and Reproductive Health

 6

 face to face; online

SEXH5420 Assisted Reproductive Technologies

 6

 block mode

BMRI5006 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

 6

 block mode


Project Units of Study - Master (Advanced)

Students accepted in the Master (Advanced) program must complete 12 credit points of project units of study.

Students must re-enrol every semester, with the associated financial cost, until they submit their project report or dissertation.

Unit of Study code and name

Credit point

Delivery mode

MEDF5301 Project (Advanced Masters)

 12 (available semester 1 and 2)

 supervision

MEDF5302 Project (Advanced Masters) (Part A)

 6 (available semester 1 and 2)

 supervision

MEDF5303 Project (Advanced Masters) (Part B)

 6 (available semester 1 and 2)

 supervision