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SAR- Sexual Attitude Reassessment. Transforming Taboo

  • 7 Mar 2024
  • 2:00 PM (AEDT)
  • 11 Apr 2024
  • 4:00 PM (AEST)
  • online


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A Sexual Attitude Reassessment program is a pre-requisite to being a sex therapist, and is open to all mental health practitioners. Imagine the sex positive world we would live in, if all types of therapists engaged in a regular SAR, just like they would do a regular First Aid course and a refresher!

Facilitated thoughtfully by Anisa Varasteh, SAS President-SA Branch) and highly experienced and accredited sex therapist, educator and author, and Ella Shannon Morter, SAS National Chair and highly experienced counsellor, sex therapist and workshop facilitator. 

Join us on this enriching journey to elevate your practice, promote sex positivity, and become a confident and compassionate mental health professional in the realm of sexuality. Your transformative SAR experience awaits!

Approved for Australian Counselling Association CPD Credits and Society of Australian Sexologists CPD points.

Held over 6 weeks, 2hrs per session. Explore beliefs, values and biases about sex and sexuality through hearing from amazing guests each session, powerful group discussions and thought provoking experiences. Includes lots of connection and fun!

Embark on a transformative journey with our Sexual Attitude Reassessment Program (SAR), designed for mental health professionals. This program is tailored to empower practitioners to re-evaluate attitudes towards sexuality, fostering inclusivity and comfort in addressing diverse sexual topics comfortably. It delves into the deconstruction of social constructs surrounding knowledge and reality, offering a comprehensive exploration of the cultural and societal influences on perceptions of sexuality.
Transformative Learning Outcomes:
Experience a positive attitudinal shift, becoming a more inclusive practitioner adept at navigating and embracing diverse perspectives on sexuality.

Develop heightened awareness of personal biases, the opportunity to identify your attitudes, values, feelings, and beliefs regarding sexual topics, including areas of comfort and discomfort.
Comfort with Sexual Conversations: 
Hone your skills to engage in comfortable and open conversations about sexuality, fostering a more effective therapeutic relationship.

Cultural Competency:
 Gain cultural competence in addressing diverse sexual orientations, identities, and behaviours, ensuring your practice is affirming.

Ethical Sensitivity: 
Instil ethical sensitivity, allowing you to navigate the complexities of discussing sexuality while upholding professional boundaries and confidentiality.

Knowledge Integration: 

Integrate your understanding of the social construction of knowledge and reality into your therapeutic practice, enhancing your ability to contextualise and address issues related to sexuality.

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The Society of Australian Sexologists Ltd (SAS) represents health and allied health professionals working in the area of sex therapy, sexuality education, sexual health and sexology.

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