Working with Non-Monogamous Clients: Shift Your Paradigm

Come learn about the world of consensual non-monogamy that so many of our therapy clients are already exploring. How do we help clients apply attachment theory, gain a sense of security, and manage jealousy when they’re non-monogamous? What might I be missing in supporting polyamorous clients if I myself am monogamous? What are common challenges for couples opening up their relationship?

We need to shift our paradigm and lens from one we've internalized in a heteronormative, mono-normative patriarchy to something different. We need to examine our own biases in order to affirm our clients'
...Read more potential joy. Let's unlearn and explore new liberatory possibilities together.
*This training will be recorded.*
Attendees will have access to the recording for 90 days. Contact Molly _at_ sextherapynm _dot_ com for the CE process if you are watching the recording only.

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AASECT Core Knowledge Areas:
A. Ethics and ethical behavior.
C. Socio-cultural, familial factors (e.g., ethnicity, culture, religion, spirituality, socioeconomic status, family values), in relation to sexual values and behaviors.
D. Issues related to sexual orientation and/or gender identity: heterosexuality, issues and themes impacting lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, asexual people; gender identity and expression.
F. Diversities in sexual expression and lifestyles, including, but not limited to, polyamory, swinging, BDSM and tantra.
O. Professional communication and personal reflection skills.

Sex Therapy Skills:
C. Theory and methods of approach to intervention in relationship systems experiencing sex and intimacy problems.
E. Principles of consultation, collaboration, and referral.
F. Ethical decision-making and best practice.

Sexuality Counseling Skills:
B. Theory and methods of sexuality counseling approaches to specific populations (e.g., youth, older adult, couples, LGBTQ people, people with disabilities, ethnic/ cultural/ faith-based populations).
C. Theory and methods of different approaches to intervention in relationship systems.
F. Theory and practice of consultation, collaboration, and referral. Less...

Learning Objectives

  • Understand several common relationship structures in the consensual non-monogamy (CNM) umbrella.
  • Identify 3 or more common challenges for couples opening up from monogamy.
  • Identify relationship orientation or lifestyle as one of a person’s intersecting identities and location.
  • Describe ways to affirm relational diversity with clients.

Friday, February 25, 2022

Live Interactive Webinar

12:00 PM MST - 02:00 PM MST

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CE Approvals

The New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Board
Approved by New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board. Provider Number CCE0204731. Expires 9/30/22

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American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists
This program meets the requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 2 CE credits.. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT certification and renewal of certification. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT certification. For further information please contact

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