Society of Australian Sexologists
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. SAS is a member-organisation of the Asia Oceania Federation of Sexology (AOFS), and the World Association of Sexual Health (WAS). SAS is a founding organisation of the Australian Sexual Health Alliance (ASHA) – a body of professional organisations working in sexual health. SAS is registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission ABN 86163613661.
The Society offers membership, professional development, supervision and a rigorous accreditation process for those practising as psychosexual therapists, sex therapists, sexuality educators and sexologists. Members abide by a strict Code of Ethics and Practice and the WAS Millennium Declaration of Sexual Rights. One of the goals of SAS is to self-regulate the practice of Psychosexual Therapy and Sexuality Education, for the protection of our communities, in particular, those at an increased risk and vulnerability.
SAS mission statement
To encourage and promote the practice of sexology and sexual health for the benefit of members and the communities they serve through the advancement of the scientific study of sexual counselling, therapy and education, and the development and maintenance of professional ethics and standards including the accreditation and recognition of professionals.
SAS vision statement
The Society of Australian Sexologists Ltd. is dedicated to supporting and enhancing the practice of professionals working in the areas of sexology and sexual health with the aim to promote the positive integration of sexuality into people’s lives.