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“Embodied Sexuality: Supporting Sexually Traumatized Clients to Reclaim Healthy intimacy”

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

Sharlene Bird, PhD

*This talk has been approved by New York State for 2 hours of Continuing Education Credit for LCSWs, LPs, LMSWs and LMHCs and 2 Contact Hours by the American Psychological Association for Psychologists.

This workshop presents a cross-training model combining the integration of body-based modalities, trauma-informed therapy and sex therapy in the treatment of sexually traumatized patients/ or clients that demonstrate symptoms of sexual dysfunction due to trauma history.

Dr. Sharlene Bird is a multilingual and multicultural Licensed Clinical Psychologist in NYC. She has over 25 years' experience as a clinician, supervisor and presenter. In addition, she is an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist and Supervisor, an EMDRIA Certified EMDR Provider and Consultant, a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, and a Certified Somatic Experiencing Practitioner. In her private practice, she works in an intentionally integrative manner to utilize optimal interventions that are best suited to benefit her clients.

Dr. Bird has frequently lectured stateside and presented internationally in Israel, Brazil, Denmark, Greece and Germany. She has also contributed monthly articles on themes of sexuality, for a year, to Penthouse Magazine. For six years she co-hosted a weekly New York and Miami based open-mic radio talk show on sexuality. Additionally, she has appeared on numerous English & Spanish language media that include, but are not limited to: Telemundo, CBS, and Telenoticias NY/CNN Internacional.

*For a refund to a PPSC Annex event, we must receive cancellation notice 7 days prior to the event. Please contact ppscannex@gmail.com if you want to cancel within this time frame. Please note: A $5 surcharge will apply for those paying at the door, but we suggest buying your ticket in advance as the event may reach capacity before the date of the presentation.

*Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study Center is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work and for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of Continuing Education for Licensed Social Workers #SW-0054 and for Licensed Psychoanalysts #P-0040 and for Licensed Mental Health Counselors #MHC-0166.

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

*This PPSC event is wheelchair accessible, and any participant with a special need should contact PPSC at 212-633-9172 or ppsc@att.net in advance. PPSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference, national or ethnic origin, or analytic orientation in the administration of its admissions and educational policies.