Certified Neurodiversity Sexuality Therapist

IBOSP Certified Neurodiversity Sexuality Therapists are licensed, certified, or registered mental health professionals who provide psychotherapy for presenting issues related to sex and sexuality.  IBOSP Certified Neurodiversity Sexuality Therapists have specific, comprehensive training in neurodiverse populations within the scope of human sexuality and sex therapy.  

Who seeks Certified Neurodiversity Sexuality Therapist?

Mental health professionals who focus primarily on the sexual health and well-being of individuals and couples, inclusive of neurodivergent clients.  Neurodivergent Sexuality Therapist Certification applicants apply theory and methods to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of psychosocial and physical dysfunction, disability, or impairment.  Services consist of sex therapy assessment, diagnosis, psychological treatment, physiological considerations, and modalities specific to neurodivergent populations.

Why Apply for Neurodiversity Sexuality Therapist Certification?

Certification as a neurodivergent sexuality therapist 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 clinicians to feel comfortable working with emerging methodologies specific to neurodivergent clients and sex therapy practices. 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 Master’s or Doctoral degree in a mental health or medical field.
  • Current professional license or equivalent as an independent practitioner.
  • Documentation of forty-three (43) hours of neurodivergent sex therapy training in frameworks including fundamentals of working with neurodivergent populations,, dating, sex education, cultural diversity, kink and somatically based modalities.
  • Proof of liability insurance
  • Have two satisfactory colleague references completed by a licensed (or comparable) mental health or medical professional.
  • Adherence to the IBOSP Code of Ethics.