Certified Somatic Sex Counselor
IBOSP Certified Somatic Sex Counselor are professionals in areas including medicine, healthcare, mental health, education, coaching, and consulting who work with clients to address issues related to relationships and sex. IBOSP Certified Somatic Sex Counselors have specific, comprehensive training in somatic psychology and human sexuality.
Who seeks Certified Somatic Sex Counselor
Professionals in areas including medicine, healthcare, mental health, education, coaching, and consulting who focus primarily on the sexual health and well-being of individuals and couples, inclusive of somatically based foundations. Somatic Sex Counselor Certification applicants apply theory and methods to the treatment of psychosocial and physical dysfunction, disability, or impairment. Services consist of somatic assessment, treatment, physiological considerations and modalities specifical to somatic psychotherapy.
Why Apply for the Certified Somatic Sex Counselor
Certification as a Somatic Sex Counselor provides assurance to the public that you have obtained advance training in the field and have the endorsement of an international certifying body, and allows you to feel comfortable working with emerging somatic methodologies. Certification also helps you stand out to potential employers and maximize earning potential.
What are the basic eligibility requirements?
- A current IBOSP membership in good standing
- A minimum of a college degree
- Documentation of fifty (50) hours of somatic training in somatic modalities including foundations, trauma, diversity, and movement-based skills).
- Have two satisfactory colleague references completed by a licensed (or comparable) mental health or medical professional.
- Adherence to the IBOSP Code of Ethics.