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The Society of Australian Sexologists Ltd represents health and allied health professionals working in the area of sex therapy, sexuality education, sexual health and sexology. We are Australia’s leading peak body for the regulation and accreditation of psychosexual therapists and sexuality educators.

As a professional association representing sexologists, our vision is the positive integration and enhancement of sexuality into people's lives.

To achieve this vision we support and enhance the practice of professionals working in the area of sexology through educational opportunities and partnerships, influence public policy and promote sexology and sexual rights for the benefit of our members and the communities they serve, and develop and maintain the professional ethics and standards of psychosexual therapists and sexuality educators.


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Membership of the Society of Australian Sexologists Ltd has many benefits including professional development opportunities, industry networking, accreditation and non-accreditation pathways, and exclusive offers.

Accredited sexologists


Practitioners who have pursued the accreditation pathway, have undergone further study and professional practice to meet criteria demonstrating specific skills in Pyschosexual Therapy or Sexuality Education.

Accreditation

The Society of Australian Sexologists (SAS) provides an accreditation pathway for sexologists wanting to work as a psychosexual therapist or sexuality educator. The accreditation standards of the Society are comparable to the standards set by such international accreditation bodies as American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) in the United States, and the College of Sexual and Relationships Therapists (COSRT) in the United Kingdom. The Society offers accreditation at the standards of Clinical and Provisional. Self-regulation through accreditation ensures a higher level of professionalism in psychosexual therapy and sexuality education.

  • Professional education: Recognising the completion of advanced studies specifically relating to both biological and psychosocial aspects of sexuality to support best practice

  • Extensive experience: Minimum requirements of practical experience and client contact  hours or education delivery to establish credentials and professionalism

  • Ongoing supervision: Strengthening skills and linking knowledge with practice, ensuring accredited sexologists demonstrate awareness and understanding

  • Ongoing learning: Current competency in a rapidly changing socio-cultural environment through ongoing learning, attitudes & values reflection, and skills updates 

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Featured member

Sexology is a multidisciplinary field and our members reflect this, coming from a diverse range of professional and personal backgrounds. Our featured member is randomly selected from members who have chosen to pursue both accreditation and non-accreditation pathways to give you an insight into who we are and what we do.


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