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Attachment Trauma and Split Off Sexual Lives In Systemic Sex Therapy

  • PPSC 80 5th Ave, 1408 New York, NY 10011 United States (map)

"Attachment Trauma and Split Off Sexual Lives in Systemic Sex Therapy"

Sari Cooper, LCSW

Friday, February 2, 2018 

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

 

PPSC

80 Fifth Avenue

Room 1408

New York, New York 10011

This talk will present the clinical challenges facing a therapist when a client’s past relational trauma infiltrates their partnered sexual lives. Case examples will be presented along with information gleaned from sexual histories to offer systemic hypotheses and interventions used to help couples create a more authentic, attached erotic life that has a felt-sense of vitality.


This talk will be of help to both general therapists who may need more education around sexual issues and sex therapists who want a reboot or are looking for alternative conceptualizations and clinical techniques for couples systemic treatment. Many therapists find themselves stymied when faced with the avoidance, conflict or post-infidelity crisis wrought by years of neglect or denial of the trauma legacy within the relationship. The workshop will include references to clinical case examples, techniques and home exercises, as well as research that can be illuminating for therapists and their clients.

Sari Cooper is a licensed individual, couples, and AASECT-Certified sex therapist and clinical supervisor who has been in private practice for over 25 years. She has been committed to helping people connect more authentically in their emotional and sexual relationships and is the Founder and Director of the Center for Love and Sex in NYC, which specializes in treating sexual issues for individuals and couples. She also offers live and recorded workshops and webinars for professionals that provide continuing education credits. In addition Sari is an internationally recognized expert who has been called upon to comment on sexuality and relationships on many media outlets including: CBS This Morning, The Better Show and Dr. Oz, The Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Greatest, Vice, Bustle, Cosmo, Lifehacker, Barron’s, New York Post, and Marie Claire. Furthermore, she writes for Psychology Today and Huffngton Post and has her own blog, Sex Esteem®, and her own web show, Sex Esteem® with Sari Cooper.