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University Catalog 2023-2024 
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Sex Therapy, Certificate

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Certificate in Sex Therapy
AU Seattle
Credits for Degree: 20 quarter credits
Standard Mode of Instruction: Low-residency
Standard time to completion: 15 months

Program Overview

Antioch’s clinical Certificate in Sex Therapy is designed for students, alumni, and community members who hold a license to practice mental health therapy in their respective state, or who are license eligible, to broaden their clinical skills in sex therapy.

Antioch’s certificate has been developed for graduate students and post-graduate professionals to meet the minimum education credit requirements and supervision hours to achieve certification as a sex therapist as issued by the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) certification requirements. Antioch University Seattle is the only accredited institution in Washington that is an approved provider of AASECT Continuing Education Credits (provider ID# 18-123-AU). Students will receive up to 200 hours of Continuing Education Credits during the course of the program.

This certificate program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT). Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact

Admission Requirements

  • Online application form
  • Transcript
  • Recommender
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • Personal statement
  • Provide proof of either: Current enrollment in an AUS Master’s Couple and Family Therapy or Clinical Mental Health Counseling program; Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology; or PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision; at Antioch University or equivalent institution or Masters or Doctorate-level degree in clinical mental health-related field.
  • Attend orientation with a certificate advisor and/or faculty prior to enrollment in the certificate program; sign acknowledgment of sexual conduct and ethics and grievance policy.

Applicants to the Certificate in Sex Therapy must demonstrate prerequisite graduate courses in the following areas: Systems Theory; Communication and Counseling Skills; Psychodiagnostics and Treatment Planning; and Professional Ethics.

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