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Psychosexual Therapy

Specialisation

About this pathway

The Psychosexual Therapy Pathway provides specialist training in psychosexual therapy/sexual health counselling/sexology. Students explore human sexuality from psychosexual therapeutic perspective.

Postgraduate Program in Sexual and Reproductive Health

The Postgraduate Program in Sexual and Reproductive Health provides a diverse and inter-professional curriculum suitable for Australian and international students interested in the range of disciplines related to HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), Sexual and Reproductive Health.  The Postgraduate Program in Sexual and Reproductive Health is designed to provide the maximum professional relevance, flexibility and choice.

Who is this pathway suitable for?

The Psychosexual Therapy Pathway is aimed at recent graduates in psychology, counselling, education, occupational therapy, rehabilitation counselling and social work who are interested in pursuing a career in HIV, STIs and Sexual Health counselling and Psychosexual Therapy.  This Pathway is also suitable for more established professionals (such as psychologists, nurses, therapists, counsellors, social workers, teachers, general practitioners, occupational therapist, physiotherapists) wishing to gain greater knowledge and understanding in the area of human sexuality and sexology.

 

Units of study in this pathway

Compulsory and stream specific units of study provide students with foundational competence in these areas, while a wide range of electives creates the opportunity for students to further explore areas of interest. 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, forensic aspects of human sexuality.

Compulsory units of study

SEXH5401

Introduction: Sexual and Reproductive Health

6

SEXH5406

Professional Practice

6

Stream-specific units of study: 

SEXH5402

Counselling for Health Professionals

6

SEXH5404

Variations in Sexual Function

6

 

Counselling in Psychosexual Therapy

6

SEXH5407

Sex, Gender and Sexuality

6

SEXH5415

Advanced Issues in Psychosexual Therapy

6

General elective units of study

SEXH5416

Advanced Readings in Sexual Health

6

SEXH5200

Advanced STIs

6

SEXH5202

Advanced HIV Infection

6

SEXH5417

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

6

SEXH5410

Sexual Health Promotion 1

6

SEXH5205

Advanced Adolescent Sexual Health

6

SEXH5405

Contraception and Preconception Care

6

SEXH5412

Sexual Health and Relationships Education

6

SEXH5414

Public Health:  Sexual and Reproductive Health

6

BMRI5006

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

6

SEXH5409

Medical Management of Interpersonal Violence

6

The course information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information.

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